King George VI 1949 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.838g
  2. Mintage 8,424,000 
  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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What Happened in 1949?

  • USSR tests its first atomic bomb
  • British EDSAC computer stores programs in memory, switches programs
  • Edward Murphy's "law" is a guide to communication and everything else.
  • Ireland leaves Commonwealth.
  • Radiocarbon dating invented.
  • NATO is formed.
  • Britain nationalizes it's steel & iron industry.