Queen Elizabeth II 1954 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.852g 
  2. Mintage 6,566,400  
  3. Value ranges from £0.10 - £2.00 and above, depending on condition (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

  • 1953 | 1954 | 1955 | 1956


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Varieties

  • There are 1 known varieties of this coin.

What Happened in 1954?

  • Elvis Presley pays $4 to a Memphis studio and records his 1st two songs, "Casual Love" and "I'll Never Stand in Your Way"
  • Plans to build Disneyland 1st announced
  • British raid Nairobi Kenya (25,000 Mau Mau suspects arrested)
  • Roger Bannister of Britain breaks 4 minute mile (3:59:4)
  • Food rationing ends in Britain
  • Rocky Marciano KOs Ezzard Charles in 8 for heavyweight boxing title
    Earthquake strikes strikes Orleansville, Algeria killing 1,600
  • Mercedes introduced the 300SL coupe, with its gull-wing doors