King Edward VII 1906 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.834g  
  2. Mintage 5,340,160  
  3. Value ranges from £2.00 - £50.00 and above, depending on condition (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

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


  • 1906 farthings were chemically darkened, to avoid the being confused for half sovereigns, these were very similar in size.

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Varieties

  • There is 1 known variety of this coin.

What Happened in 1906?

  • Football rules committee legalizes forward pass.
  • Britain's 1st modern & largest battleship "HMS Dreadnought" launched.
  • WK Kellogg & Ch Bolin found Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Co.
  • Brits Rolls, Royce & Johnson form Rolls Royce Ltd.
  • "Census of the British Empire" shows England rules 1/5 of the world.
  • Albert Einstein introduces his Theory of Relativity.