1920 One Farthing, Post World War 1 Era, Scarce Uk Pre Brexit Monarchy, Boris Johnson, Penny
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Country United Kingdom King George V (1910-1936) Type Standard circulation coin Years 1911-1925 Value 1/4 Penny = 1/48 Shilling (1/960) Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970) Composition Bronze Weight 2.83 g Diameter 20 mm Thickness 1.3 mm Shape Round Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑ Demonetized 12-31-1960 References KM# 808, Sp# 4059, Sp# 4060 Obverse Uncrowned portrait of King George V left, legend around. Lettering: GEORGIUS V DEI GRA:BRITT:OMN:REx FID:DEF:IND:IMP: B.M. Translation: George the Fifth by the Grace of God King of all the Britains Defender of the Faith Emperor of India Engraver: Edgar Bertram MacKennal Reverse Seated figure of Britannia facing right, trident in left hand, shield with Union flag in right, denomination above, sea behind, date in exergue. Lettering: FARTHING 1924 Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon Edge Plain Comments The original weight of these pieces was 43.75 grains or one tenth ounce avoirdupois. 1911 obverse die varieties: in common with most of the coins of 1911, the farthing comes in Hollow Neck & Flat Neck varieties. The Flat neck is ever so slightly scarcer. Obverse 1A Above 'B.M.' the neck is hollow; Obverse 1B Above 'B.M.' the neck is flat (slightly more scarce); 1920 One Farthing, Post World War 1 Era, Scarce Uk Pre Brexit Monarchy, Boris Johnson, Penny

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