King George V 1917 Farthing

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There is 1 known variety of this coin.

What Happened in 1917?

  • Buster Keaton enters the film industry as a protege of Fatty Arbuckle
  • Order of British Empire inaugurated
  • Walt Disney graduates from Benton High School.
  • King George V takes the name Windsor.
  • 1st Americans to see action on front lines of WW I.
  • Franco-British attack penetrates German lines on a 20-mile front.
  • 1st tank battle (Britain breaks through German lines).
  • J Edgar Hoover gets job on ministry of Justice.