King George VI 1943 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.838g
  2. Mintage 33,345,600
  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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Varieties

There is 1 known variety of this coin.

What Happened in 1943?

  • Comic book publishers are selling 25,000,000 copies a month.
    The "walkie-talkie" backpack FM radio.
    Repeaters on phone lines quiet long distance call noise.
    Iran declares war on Germany, but does no active fighting.
    Lebanon gains independence from France.
    British code breaking machine Colossus [built by T.H. Flowers w/1500 valves] cracks Germany's Enigma code.