King George VI 1939 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.838g
  2. Mintage 31,440,000
  3. Value ranges from £0.10 - £5.00 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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What Happened in 1939?

  • Nazi Germany invades Poland, thus beginning World War II in Europe
    Britain and France declare war on Germany territories.
  • Batman created by Bob Kane.
    Nuclear fission discovered independantly by Lise Meitner and Otto Hahn
    Kirlian photography invented by Semyon Kirlian?
    Siam changes its name to Thailand
    New York World's Fair shows television to public.
    Air mail service across the Atlantic.
    Television first broadcast publicly, from the Empire State Building.
    The U.S. Supreme Court rules that sit down strikes are illegal.
    Malcolm Campbell sets up a waterspeed record of 368.86 mph.
    Nylon stockings first appear.