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Coin - Farthing, George VI, Great Britain, 1941 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 26878

Summary:
Cupro-Nickel coin; Denomination: Farthing
Royal Mint, London
George VI (1936-1952)

A farthing is a quarter penny
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1995
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 19 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.89 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, Thomas Humphrey Paget, Medallist (1893-1974), The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection, HRH George VI (1895-1952)
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1941 AD
Denomination: Farthing
Obverse Description: Bare head of the King facing left; below neck in small letters, HP (T. Humphrey Paget); around, GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP:
Reverse Description: Wren standing facing left; behind in field monogram HWP (H. Wilson Parker); below, FARTHING; above, 1941
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: HM George VI, England, Great Britain, 1941
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1941
Artist: Thomas Paget - Royal Mint, London
Artist: Mr Harold Parker - Royal Mint, London
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 4115 Pages

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