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George II (1727–1760) Farthing
1730 Copper COPPER Proof. BMC 857
Reverse Inverted 4.47g
Superb FDC with some original lustre

The farthing was one-fourth of a British penny, first a small silver and later
copper coin.  Named feorthing, feortha meaning "a fourth part", possibly from the
old Norse fjorthungr meaning a "quarter"
George II farthings were minted in 1730–1737, 1739, 1741, 1744, 1746, 1749, 1750, and 1754 
Farthings were minted from the 13 centuary and continued to be used until 31 December,
1960, when they ceased to be legal tender