King George IV 1829 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 22mm, Weight : 4.749g
  2. Mintage 1,505,280
  3. Value ranges from £12.00 - £180.00 and above, depending on condition (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

  4. 1821 | 1822 | 1823 | 1825 | 1826 | 1827 | 1828 | 1829 | 1830


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  7. Obverse A - Normal Reverse 1 - Normal

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    There is 1 known variety of this coin.

    • What Happened in 1829?

    • The Metropolitan Police Act 1829 is passed, establishing the first modern police force, the Metropolitan Police Service ("bobbies") of London.
    • Religious freedom is restored in Ireland 
    • Pope Pius VIII succeeds Pope Leo XII as the 253rd pope.
    • An instrument called the accordion is patented by Cyrill Demian
    • The Oxford University Boat Club wins the very first boat race
    • In the United States, William Burt obtains the first patent for a writing mechanism