Queen Victoria Veiled Head Farthing 1900

Farthing Details:

  • Diameter : 20mm Weight : 2.7 - 2.9g
  • Mintage - 5,969,317   
  • Value ranges from £1.00 - £55.00 depending on condition and type (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

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


  • 1900 farthings were chemically darkened, to avoid the being confused for half sovereigns, these were very similar in size.

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Obverse A - Normal Reverse 1 - Normal

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Varieties

  • There is 1 known variety of this coin.

What Happened in 1900?

  • The British Labour Party is formed
  • Fire at Buckingham Palace destroys part of its roof.
  • Londoners celebrate as Queen Victoria makes a rare visit to the city.
  • World population: 1,650,000,000
  • Queen Victoria gives royal assent to theCommonwealth of Australia Constitution Act.