10 pences – W - World Wide Web

Series: United Kingdom – Quintessentially British A-Z Ten Pences

Image of W - World Wide Web – 10 pences coin United Kingdom 2018.  The Silver coin is of Proof, UNC quality.
If the trail goes cold, to the wide web we’ll turn, the location of our next coin, here we’ll discern.

Invented by Tim Berners-Lee in 1989 – the World Wide Web connects the entire world at the click of a button. It’s allowed us to reconnect with lost friends and family and document our everyday lives to the entire world.

Starting with noisy old dial up to superfast fibre optic broadband, the World Wide Web is without doubt one of the greatest inventions in human history.

From the first web browser page in 1990, to Google, Wikipedia and Social Media, it’s impossible to imagine life without it.