King George IV 1822 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 22mm, Weight : 4.749g
  2. Mintage 5,924,352
  3. Value ranges from £2.00 - £100.00 and above, depending on condition (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

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  7. Obverse A - Incuse central line on the lowest 3 leaves of the laurel. Reverse 2 - Spaced 22 (10 Teeth)
    Obverse B - Raised central line on the lowest 3 leaves of the laurel. Reverse 1 - Close 22 (9 Teeth)
    Obverse B - Raised central line on the lowest 3 leaves of the laurel. R/R in GEORGIUS Reverse 2 - Spaced 22 (10 Teeth) 8/8 in date X/X in rex

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    Varieties

    • There are 6 known varieties of this coin.

    What Happened in 1822?

    1. Louis Pasteur, French microbiologist and chemist was born 
    2. The last public whipping is carried out in Edinburgh
    3. Britain repeals the death penalty for over 100 crimes.
    4. An eartquake in Chile raises the coastal area.