King George v 1911 Farthing

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Obverse A - Flat Neck Reverse 1 Normal
Obverse A - Hollow Neck Reverse 1 Normal
Obverse B - Flat Neck Reverse 1 Normal

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There is 1 known variety of this coin.

What Happened in 1911?

  • Great fire destroys downtown Constantinople/Istanbul Turkey.
  • Churchill's speech declaring British fleet a necessity and a German fleet a luxury
  • George Bernard Shaw's "Fanny's First Play," premieres in London.
  • Fire breaks out at Empire Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • The White Star liner Titanic is launched
  • Proclamation removes "Dei Gratia" from Canada's coins.
  • Generals Henry Wilson/Auguste Dubail sign plan for British Expeditionary army in case of war with Germany
  • Italy declares war on Turkey.
  • Royal Mint in London sends dies for $1 coin to Ottawa Branch.
  • Norwegian Roald Amundsen's expedition reaches the South Pole