Half Farthing


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Half Farthing

A coin produced in the United Kingdom between 1828 and 1856. It was equal in value to 1/8 of one penny, or 1/1920 of one British pound. Half farthings were demonetized in 1869.
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1 penny = 2 halfpennies and 4 farthings (half farthing, a third of a farthing, and quarter farthing coins were minted in the late 19th century, and into the early 20th century in the case of the third farthing.
of Kinloch Road, Normanby, said he found the medal on the common in a box of marble chips with a half farthing. "My father knew what it was because he was in the First World War, but I didn't really know what to do with it so I just put it in a drawer.
STOCKTON resident Allan Oakley has donated his collection of 47 farthings and one half farthing in support of the Hartlepool hospice's Nurse and a Half campaign.