King George III 1806 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 21.5mm, Weight : 4.7g
  2. Mintage - Unknown
  3. Value ranges from £4.00 - £200.00 depending on condition and type (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

    1799 | 1806 | 1807

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Curls have incuse lines, incuse K on shoulder
 

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Varieties

  • There are 2 known varieties of this coin.

What Happened in 1806?

  • may 20 - John Stuart Mill, British philosopher, born
    jan 01 - Napoléon abolished the French Republican calendar in favour of the Gregorian Calendar.
    Bonaparte's Postmaster General, Antoin Lavalette, establishes government express post with locked dispatch cases.
    Russia and Turkey fight. Russia gains a region of Bessarabia, and a position in the Balkins.
    Prussia, Britian, Russia and Sweden form the fourth Coalition against France. Prussia is defeated in the battle of Jena.
    Holy Roman Empire dissolved by Emperor Francis II.
    Lewis and Clark reach the Pacific Coast of North America