King Edward VII 1902 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.834g
  2. Mintage 5,125,120  
  3. Value ranges from £2.00 - £35.00 and above, depending on condition (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

  • 1902 | 1903 | 1904 | 1905 | 1906 | 1907 | 1908 | 1909 | 1910


  • 1902 farthings were chemically darkened, to avoid the being confused for half sovereigns, these were very similar in size.

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Varieties

  • There are 2 known varieties of this coin.

What Happened in 1902?

  • Opera "Hunchback of Notre Dame," premieres in Monte Carlo.
  • Soccer match riot between Scotland & England kills 25.
  • Denmark is 1st country to adopt fingerprinting to identify criminals
  • Santa Maria Guatemala hit by Earthquake killing about 6,000.
  • Boers & British army sign peace treaty.