King George III 1807 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  • Diameter : 21.5mm, Weight : 4.7g
  • Mintage - Unknown
  • Value ranges from £6.00 - £170.00 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 1807?

  • jun 22 - The Chesapeake Affair: USS Chesapeake fired on and boarded by the HMS Leopard off Norfolk, Virginia
    aug - First voyage of first practical steamboat, the Cleremont, on the Hudson River in New York
    Embargo Act passed by US Congress halting trade with Foreign Nations
    New Jersey is last state to take away women's right to vote.
    The USA bans the importation of slaves.
    The British ban the slave trade.
    Baron Karl vom Stein abolishes personal serfdom.
    Russia is defeated by the French in the Battle of Friedland.
    Camera lucida improves image tracing.