King Edward VII 1910 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.834g  
  2. Mintage 2,598,400  
  3. Value ranges from £1.00 - £45.00 and above, depending on condition (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

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  • 1910 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 1910?

  • British miners strike for 8 hour working day.
  • Ritz Hotel in Madrid opens: 200 chambers/100 bathtubs.
  • Explosion in coal mine in Hulton England, 344 mine workers die.
  • 1st 2 aircraft collision (Milan Italy).
  • Passage of Earth through tail of Halley's Comet causes near-panic.
  • Thomas Crapper, inventor (flush toilet), dies.