King Edward VII 1904 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.834g  
  2. Mintage 3,628,800  
  3. Value ranges from £1.00 - £55.00 and above, depending on condition (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

  • 1902 | 1903 | 1904 | 1905 | 1906 | 1907 | 1908 | 1909 | 1910


  • 1904 farthings were chemically darkened, to avoid the being confused for half sovereigns, these were very similar in size. Some were done with a full lustre giving an additional coin.

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Varieties

  • There are 1 known varieties of this coin.

What Happened in 1904?

  • Radar is patented by Christian Hulsmeyer.
  • A telephone answering machine is invented.
  • Marconi Co establishes "CQD" as 1st intl radio distress signal.
  • The comic book is invented.
  • 1st main line electric train in UK (Liverpool to Southport
  • Ice cream cone makes its debut.
  • Dali Lama signs treaty allowing British commerce in Tibet.
  • George Bernard Shaws "John Bull's Other Island," premieres in London.