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Object ID # 1957.027.017
Object Name Coin
Title Farthing Coin (1912)
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Date 1912
Made British mint?
Place of Origin Great Britain/England, United Kingdom
Description This is a small British coin, called a farthing, that dates to 1912. One side depicts Britannia, sitting down, and has "FARTHING" at the top, and "1912" at the bottom. The other side has a leftwards-facing bust of the King.
Provenance The original ownership of this item is unknown. The previous owner, Mrs. Martha J. Urquhart (née Paterson), had resided at Owen Sound, Grey County, but had passed away in 1939, before this item was donated from her Estate in 1957.
Collection Currency Collection
Material Metal
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Urquhart, Donald P.
Urquhart, Martha J.
Subjects Coins