King George V 1936 Farthing

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Obverse A Reverse 1

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There are 2 known varieties of this coin.

What Happened in 1936?

  • Co-axial cable connects New York to Philadelphia.
  • Construction is completed on Boulder (Hoover) Dam on the Colorado River, creating Lake Mead.
  • Henry Luce begins publication of Life magazine
  • Wilhelm Gustloff, Swiss Nazi Party leader, dies
    The Montreux Convention Regarding the Regime of the Turkish Straits is signed.
    Germany reoccupies the Rhineland.
    Gone With the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell, is published.