King George IV 1823 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 22mm, Weight : 4.749g
  2. Mintage 2,365,440
  3. Value ranges from £2.00 - £270.00 and above, depending on condition (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

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    Varieties

    • There are 2 known varieties of this coin.

    What Happened in 1823?

    1. Pope Leo XII succeeds Pope Pius VII as the 252nd pope
    2. The word 'gallivant' is officially adopted by Merriam-Webster's Dictionary.
    3. William Webb Ellis "invents" Rugby Football.
    4. Chief Lone Horn succeeds (probably) his father, and becomes chief of the Minneconjou Sioux; he will be chief until his death on 16 October 1875
    5. Eleven-year-old Franz Liszt gives a concert after which he is personally congratulated by Ludwig Van Beethoven.