King George IV 1828 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 22mm, Weight : 4.749g
  2. Mintage 2,365,440
  3. Value ranges from £4.00 - £150.00  and above, depending on condition (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

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    • What Happened in 1828?

    • Science: Friedrich Wöhler synthesizes Urea, disproving a cornerstone of vitalism.
    • 1828 Siamese-Lao War: Siam invades and sacks Vientiane.
    • A typhoon kills approximately 10,000 in Kyūshū, Japan.
    • 32,000 Angolans are sold in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    • Birth of Jules Verne, French author (d. 1905)
    • The Duke of Wellington succeeds Lord Goderich as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom