King George VI 1950 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.838g
  2. Mintage 10,324,800 
  3. Value ranges from £0.10 - £5.00 and above, depending on condition (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

  4. 1937 | 1938 | 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947 | 1948 | 1949 | 1950 | 1951 | 1952


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Obverse A Reverse 1

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There is 1 known variety of this coin.

What Happened in 1950?

  • Great Brinks Robbery: 11 thieves steal more than $2 million from an armored car in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Albert Einstein warns that nuclear war could lead to mutual destruction.
  • The first race in the inaugural FIA Formula One World Championship is held at Silverstone, England.
  • United States defeats England 1-0 in the 1950 FIFA World Cup.
  • Mt. Etna erupts in Sicily.
  • Scottish nationalists take the Stone of Scone from Westminster Abbey.
  • The Peak District becomes Britain's first National Park.