Queen Victoria Veiled Head Farthing 1895

Farthing Details:

  • Diameter : 20mm Weight : 2.7 - 2.9g
  • Mintage - 2,852,853 
  • Value ranges from £1.00 - £40.00 depending on condition and type (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

    1895 | 1896 | 1897 | 1898 | 1899 | 1900 | 1901


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Obverse A Reverse 1

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Varieties

  • There is 1 known variety of this coin.

What Happened in 1895?

  • The National Trust is founded in Britain by Octavia Hill, Robert Hunter and Canon Hardwicke Rawnsley.
  • The lowest ever UK temperature of -27.2°C (measured as -17°F) is recorded at Braemar in Aberdeenshire. This record is equalled in 1982 and again in 1995
  • in County Tipperary, Ireland, Bridget Cleary is killed by her husband, believing her to be a fairy changeling
  • Oscar Wilde is convicted of "sodomy and gross indecency" and is sentenced to serve 2 years in prison at Reading.
  • The sport of rugby league is formed at a meeting in the George Hotel, Huddersfield, England.