King Edward VII 1907 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.834g  
  2. Mintage 4,399,360
  3. Value ranges from £2.00 - £20.00 and above, depending on condition (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

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  • 1907 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 1907?

  • Parisian chemistry student, Eugène Schueller, founded the company L'Oréal by creating a dye to cover gray hair with natural-looking colors in a permanent process.
  • English suffragettes storm British Parliament & 60 women are arrested.
  • Automatic washer and dryer introduced.
  • Test tokens are struck in 1st production of Canadian coins.
  • Ruyard Kipling receives Nobel prize for literature.