Irish Farthing 1928-1969

Irish Farthing

On this page will be dicussing the Irish Farthing which was part of the Pre Decimal series of Ireland, there are two variations of Irish Farthing each variation is listed in the bullet points below, select a bullet point to jump to that section. Coin values can be found at the bottom of this page also.

Irish Farthing 1928-1937

Farthing Irish Free State

The Irish Farthing 1928-1937 coin was part of the Pre Decimal series of Ireland. The coin was minted by the Royal Mint, Tower Hill Site, London, Great Brittain (1809-1967) between the years 1928 and 1937. The coin itself was made of Copper 90-70%, Tin 10-30% and had a edge. This circular coin had a raised gladiform rim. It weighed 2.84 grams, and had a diameter of 20mm. The known mintage of the Irish Farthing 1928-1937 coin is 2,322,001

The Front

Farthing Irish Free State

The front of the Irish Farthing Coin featured a Flying European Woodstock below value ¼ᵈ (¼ Penny, Farthing). It was designed by Percy Metcalfe the initials PM can be found on the front of the coin. The legend along the bottom of the coin features the word Feoirling which is the Irish word for Farthing.

The Back

The Back of the Irish Farthing coin 1928-1937 featured a harp between the year, on the left 19 and whilst on the right it would show between 28 – 37. The legend on the back of the coin features the state name in Irish Saorstat (Free State) (right) éireɑnn (Éire, Ireland). The back of the coin was also designed by Percy Metcalfe.

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Irish Farthing 1939-1969

Ireland Farthing Group

The Irish Farthing 1939-1969 coin was part of the Pre Decimal series of Ireland. The coin was minted by the Royal Mint, Tower Hill Site, London, Great Brittain (1809-1967) between the years 1939 and 1966. The coin itself was made of Copper 90-70%, Tin 10-30% and had a edge. This circular coin had a raised gladiform rim. It weighed 2.84 grams, and had a diameter of 20.3mm. The known mintage of the Irish Farthing 1939-1969 coin is 3,570,000

It is worth noting that some coins in this series have been valued at as much as $815. All the values for the Irish Farthing 1939-1969 coin can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Front

Ireland Farthing Front

The front of the Irish Farthing Coin featured a Flying European Woodstock below value ¼ᵈ (¼ Penny, Farthing). It was designed by Percy Metcalfe the initials PM can be found on the front of the coin. The legend along the bottom of the coin features the word Feoirling which is the Irish word for Farthing.

The Back

Ireland Farthing Back

The back of this Irish Farthing Coin featured harp also. The legend featured the state name Éire on the left and the year on the right which will be between the years 1939 – 1966.

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Irish Farthing Coin Values

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1928 Farthing 300,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.50 $4.50 $0.00 $10.00 $0.00 $0.00
1928 Proof Farthing 6,001 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $15.00
1930 Farthing 288,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.50 $4.50 $0.00 $16.50 $0.00 $0.00
1930 Proof; Rare Farthing 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1931 Farthing 192,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $8.00 $15.00 $0.00 $35.00 $0.00 $0.00
1931 Proof Farthing 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1932 Farthing 192,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $10.00 $18.00 $0.00 $45.00 $0.00 $0.00
1932 Proof; Rare Farthing 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1933 Farthing 480,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.50 $4.00 $0.00 $16.50 $0.00 $0.00
1933 Proof; Rare Farthing 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1935 Farthing 192,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $8.00 $15.00 $0.00 $35.00 $0.00 $0.00
1935 Proof; Rare Farthing 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1936 Farthing 192,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $8.00 $16.50 $0.00 $37.50 $0.00 $0.00
1936 Proof; Rare Farthing 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1937 Farthing 480,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.50 $3.00 $0.00 $14.50 $0.00 $0.00
1937 Proof; Rare Farthing 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1939 Farthing 786,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.00 $2.00 $0.00 $7.50 $0.00 $0.00
1939 Proof Farthing 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $815.00
1940 Farthing 192,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $4.00 $8.00 $0.00 $20.00 $0.00 $0.00
1940 Proof; Rare Farthing 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1941 Farthing 480,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.75 $2.00 $0.00 $6.50 $0.00 $0.00
1941 Proof; Rare Farthing 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1943 Farthing 480,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.75 $2.00 $0.00 $6.50 $15.00 $0.00
1944 Farthing 480,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1.25 $3.00 $0.00 $10.00 $0.00 $0.00
1946 Farthing 480,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.75 $2.00 $0.00 $6.00 $12.50 $0.00
Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1946 Proof; Rare Farthing 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1949 Farthing 192,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $3.00 $6.00 $0.00 $18.00 $0.00 $0.00
1949 Proof Farthing 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $300.00
1953 Farthing 192,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $1.25 $0.00 $3.00 $7.50 $0.00
1953 Proof Farthing 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $300.00
1959 Farthing 192,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $1.25 $0.00 $3.00 $0.00 $0.00
1959 Proof; Rare Farthing 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1966 Farthing 96,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.75 $1.50 $0.00 $3.50 $8.00 $0.00

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