King Edward VII 1903 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.834g
  2. Mintage 5,331,200  
  3. Value ranges from £1.00 - £55.00 and above, depending on condition (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

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


  • 1903 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 1 known varieties of this coin.

What Happened in 1903?

  • Harry Houdini performs at Rembrandt theater, Amsterdam.
  • New bicycle race "Tour de France" announced.
  • 1st regular transatlantic radio broadcast between US and England.
  • Niagera Falls runs out of water because of a drought.
  • Wright brothers obtain airplane patent.
  • The Great Train Robbery, directed by Edwin S. Porter, is filmed.
  • December 17th At 10:35 AM, 1st sustained motorized aircraft flight (Orville Wright).