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Object ID # 1957.027.016
Object Name Coin
Title Farthing Coin (1911)
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Date 1911
Made British Mint?
Place of Origin England, United Kingdom
Description This is a small British coin, called a farthing, that dates to 1911. One side has an illustration of Britannia (depicted sitting down) and the word "FARTHING" at the top, and the date "1911" at the bottom. The other side has a leftwards-facing bust of the King.
Provenance The original ownership of this item is uknown. The previous owner, Mrs. Martha J. Urquhart, had resided at Owen Sound, Grey County, but had passed away before this item was donated from her Estate.
Collection Currency Collection
Material Metal
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Urquhart, Donald P.
Urquhart, Martha J.
Subjects Coins
Coinage
Money
Royalty