Edward VII, Third Farthing, 1902 About Uncirculated
In 1902, the year that King Edward VII was crowned, they also struck the smallest denomination ever for this Monarch. It was the bronze Third Farthing and there were 2,880 to the Pound. It was mostly used overseas, but still legal tender and of some use in this country. The 1902 Edward VII Third Farthing was only issued for one year, the total mintage is just 288,000 or £100 face value, it is the smallest denomination issued for this monarch and the lowest denomination issued in the 20th Century. We have had hoards of the George V issue, but this is the first real hoard of the Edward VII issue that we have had. The coins on offer here is in About Uncirculated condition and remember they were only issued in 1902 the Coronation year of King Edward VII. Think of all the fun you can have with this one, tell your friends that you have a Third Farthing and they won’t believe you. Show them the coin and they still won’t believe it.