WILLIAM & MARY FARTHING
1689-1694
There were four different obverses and three different reverses
designs issued for the William & Mary farthings.
The first three obverses were used on tin coinages and the last
on the copper series. The third reverse was use on both tin and
copper coins.

Tin farthings were issued with copper plugs in the centre.
Tin was used to help boost the tin mining industry, and the
copper plug was used  to discourage forgery.
Forgery was however quite prolific, also tin was found to corrode
easily and wear easily (tin coins of this are hard to find in
conditions of Very Fine and above).
Therefore copper farthings were reintroduced in 1694. Although
there are a small hand full of copper coins known to exist dated
1693.
William & Mary Farthing 1689
(Obverse 1, Reverse 1)
William III Farthing 1689
(Obverse 2, Reverse 2)
William & Mary Farthing 1689-1693
(Obverse 3, Reverse 3)
William & Mary Farthing 1694
(Obverse 4, Reverse 3)
Courtesy of Geoffrey Cope
www.petitioncrown.com
Courtesy of Geoffrey Cope
www.petitioncrown.com
1689-1692 Tin With Copper Plug, 5 grams, 23mm Diameter.
1693 & 1694 Copper, 5.5 grams, 24mm Diameter
GEORGE IV
GEORGE III
GEORGE II
GEORGE I
ANNE
WILLIAM III
WILLIAM & MARY
VICTORIA
EDWARD VII
ERROR COINS
GEORGE V
GEORGE VI
WILLIAM IV
EDWARD VIII
GRADING COINS
PRICE GUIDE
CROMWELL
JAMES II
CHARLES II
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