King George VI 1951 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.838g
  2. Mintage 14,016,000 
  3. Value ranges from £0.10 - £6.00 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 1951?

  • The comic strip Dennis the Menace appears in newspapers across the U.S. for the first time.
  • After its removal from Westminster Abbey on Christmas Day, 1950, the Stone of Scone resurfaces on the altar of Arbroath Abbey.
  • Winston Churchill is re-elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; his foreign minister is Anthony Eden.
  • Scrooge, starring Alastair Sim, opens in England.