King George V 1918 Farthing

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Varieties

There are 2 known varieties of this coin.

What Happened in 1918?

  • Women over thirty win right to vote in Britain.
  • Stands at Hong Kong Jockey Club collapse & burn, killing 604
  • England's Royal Flying Corps replaced by Royal Air Force.
  • "Red Baron", [Manfred von Richtofen], shot down in WW I at 25.
  • Influenza pandemic begins, over twenty-five million people die in the following six months
  • On the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day, of the eleventh month, the Armistice is signed effectively halting the War