King George VI 1952 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 20mm, Weight : 2.838g
  2. Mintage 5,251,200
  3. Value ranges from £0.10 - £6.00 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 1952?

  • United Kingdom Prime Minister Winston Churchill announces that his nation has an atomic bomb.
  • The first passenger jet flight route between London and Johannesburg.
  • Lynmouth, North Devon, England is devastated by floods; 34 die.
  • A British passenger jet flies twice over the Atlantic Ocean in the same day.
  • Martial law is declared in Kenya due to the Mau Mau uprising.
  • Twelve-year-old Jimmy Boyd's record of I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus is released, selling 3 million records