King George VI 1937 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.838g
  2. Mintage 8,131,200
  3. Value ranges from £0.10 - £3.00 and above, depending on condition (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

  4. 1937 | 1938 | 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947 | 1948 | 1949 | 1950 | 1951 | 1952


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Obverse A Reverse 1

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There is 1 known variety of this coin.

What Happened in 1937?

  • Britain and France prohibit volunteers from going to Spain.
    The Nazi Party wins a two-thirds majority in Danzig.
  • Neville Chamberlain becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain (replacing Stanley Baldwin).
  • Amelia Earhart vanishes between New Guinea and Howland Island.
  • The Irish Free State becomes Eire.
  • Guglielmo Marconi, italian inventor, "the father of radio," dies
    Koh-i-Noor diamond last known to be worn in public
    Stibitz of Bell Labs invents the electrical digital calculator.
    Pulse Code Modulation points the way to digital transmission.
    A recording of the Hindenburg crash is broadcast coast to coast.
    Carlson invents the photocopier.
    Snow White is the first feature-length cartoon.
    James Hillier and Albert Prebus (of the University of Toronto) unveil an electron microscope with 7000x magnification.
    Opening of the Golden Gate bridge.