King George III 1799 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  • Diameter : 23.5mm, Weight : 6.298g
  • Mintage - Unknown
  • Value ranges from £4.00 - £250.00 depending on condition and type (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

  • 1799 | 1806 | 1807

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3 Berries in wreath Normal

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Varieties

  • There are 2 known varieties of this coin.

What Happened in 1799?

  • oct 09 - Napoleon, having abandoned his army in Egypt without permission of the Directory, lands at Fréjus.
    nov 09 to 10 Coup d'état against the Directory establishes Napoleon as First Consul for ten years.
    dec 12 - Napoleon becomes First Consul (Premier Consul)
    Robert in France invents a paper-making machine.
    The Metric system is established in France.
    French soldiers discover the Rosetta Stone.