King George VI 1944 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.838g
  2. Mintage: 25,137,600 
  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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What Happened in 1944?

  • Auschwitz-Birkenau records its highest-ever daily number of persons gassed and burned at just over 9,000. Six huge pits are used to burn bodies, as the number exceeds the capacity of the crematories.
    Mark I, first digital computer, by Prof Howard H Aiken for Harvard & IBM is put into service.
    The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (later the World Bank) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) created at a conference at Bretton Wood, USA.