King George VI 1948 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.838g
  2. Mintage 16,622,400
  3. Value ranges from £0.10 - £4.00 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 1948?

  • Harry S. Truman defeats Thomas E. Dewey in the U.S. presidential election.
  • United Nations General Assembly adopts Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
  • Porsche is founded.
  • Manchester University Mark I prototype runs first fully electronic stored program by Prof Tom Kilburn (takes 52 minutes)
  • First McDonalds drive-in (San Bernardino, California)
  • Charlie Brown, Lucy, and the other Peanuts begin as Li'l Folks.