King Edward VII 1905 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.834g
  2. Mintage 4,076,800  
  3. Value ranges from £1.00 - £45.00 and above, depending on condition (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

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  • 1905 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 1905?

  • Arthor Griffith founds the Sinn Fein political movement pushing for Irish independence.
  • Albert Einstein suggests abandoning the idea of absolute time.
  • Rotary Club International formed by 4 men in Chicago.
  • Jules Verne, sci-fi author (Around the World in 80 Days), dies at 77.
  • HMS Dreadnought is laid down, revolutionizing battleship design and triggering a naval arms race.
  • Las Vegas Nevada founded.