King George V 1924 Farthing

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Obverse A Reverse 1

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There is 1 known variety of this coin.

What Happened in 1924?

  • Daily coast-to-coast air mail service started in the US
  • The Times features its first crossword puzzle.
  • Mah-jong craze sweeps the world.
  • Winston Churchill becomes Chancellor of the Exchequer under Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin.
  • First use of insecticides
  • Fred Astaire and sister Adele dance in Lady Be Good, a Gershwin production.
  • Finnish runner Paavo Nurmi wins four gold medals in Paris.
  • Clarence Birdseye invents process for quick frozen food.
  • E.M. Forster's novel A Passage to India is published in U.K.