1867 $2 1/2 J-595 PR66 Brown

Grading Service: PCGS
SKU: 143068
Cert Number: 40542355
Bring This Coin to Life
In 1867, a year marked by significant geopolitical shifts and literary milestones, several pivotal events unfolded, shaping the course of history. Firstly, the Alaska Purchase on March 30th saw the United States acquiring Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million, a transaction that would later prove to be strategically valuable for its abundant natural resources. Concurrently, Canadian Confederation took place on July 1st, uniting the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia into the Dominion of Canada, laying the foundation for the modern Canadian state. Meanwhile, in the realm of literature, Charles Dickens, one of the most celebrated authors of the Victorian era, published his final full-length novel, ""The Mystery of Edwin Drood,"" before his passing later that year. Dickens' work, though unfinished due to his death, remains a testament to his literary prowess and enduring influence. These events of 1867 underscore the dynamic nature of global politics and cultural achievements during the 19th century, reflecting a period of exploration, consolidation, and artistic innovation that would reverberate for generations to come."
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