What is a Quarter Farthing from the United Kingdom worth?
Values, images, and specifications for quarter farthing coins from the UK, Great Britain,
England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, dependancies, and British colonies from 1801 to 1967.
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UK coin values
1801 to 1967
The quarter farthing was the smallest
United Kingdom denomination, minted
exclusively for colonial use, specifically
Ceylon. (now Shri Lanka)
1 quarter farthing = 1/4 of a farthing
= 1/16 of a penny = 1/192 of a shilling
= 1/3,840 of a pound
The first circulation issue United Kingdom
quarter farthing was minted in 1839, and
the last in 1853.
The United Kingdom quarter farthing
obverse features the head of young
Queen Victoria facing left.
The reverse shows the royal crown above
the words 'QUARTER FARTHING', then the
date, with a small rose design below.
Proof coins were created in 1868,
however no quarter farthings were minted
for circulation in this year.
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