King Edward VII 1909 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.834g  
  2. Mintage 8,852,480   
  3. Value ranges from £2.00 - £55.00 and above, depending on condition (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

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  • 1909 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 1909?

  • Victoria & Albert Museum opens in London.
  • Bristol University granted Royal Charter.
  • 1st French air show, Concours d'Avation opens.
  • 1st Lincoln head pennies minted.
  • Max Wolf rediscovers Halley's Comet.
  • Red Cloud, Sioux indian chief, dies.