King William IV 1837 Farthing

Farthing Details:

  1. Diameter : 22mm, Weight : 4.71g
  2. Mintage 3,010,560 
  3. Value ranges from £5.00 - £200.00 depending on condition (Source Collectors Coins GB 2009)

  4. 1831 | 1834 | 1835 | 1836 | 1837


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    • What Happened in 1837?

    • Wheatstone and Cooke patent an electric telegraph in England.
      Pitman publishes a book on shorthand in England.
      Daguerre cuts photo exposure time to 20 minutes.
      Morse invents the telegraph.
      First Russian railroad, from St. Petersburg to Tsarskoe Selo, opens.
      Alexandr Pushkin, foremost Russian writer, dies in a duel.
      Victoria becomes Queen of the United Kingdom.
      Revolts are staged in Upper and Lower Canada.
      Louis Braille invents Brialle.
      Rowlard Hill brings a list of ideas for postage system reforms before the British government.
      The first electric telegraph (deflected needle technology) installed in England on a 13 mile stretch between Paddington and West Drayton, by William F. Cooke and Charles Wheatstone