1936 GB & Ireland bronze farthing (George V)

O’Brien Coin Guide: GB & Ireland Bronze Farthings (George V)

Background: After the formation of the Irish Free State in 1922, UK currency remained the formal currency of the Irish Free State until 1928. After this date, UK coins continued to circulate alongside the Irish coins right up until Decimalisation (1971) and well into the 1970s. Irish Free State farthings were minted in London by…