1907 Great Britain Farthing, 1/4 Penny, Blackened At Mint, NGC VF 35 BN.
1907 Great Britain Farthing
Blackened At Mint
NGC VF 35 BN
King Edward VII
Obverse: Head Right
Reverse: Britannia seated right
in 1897, The United Kingdom started blackening Farthings because of
their resemblance to the Gold Half Sovereign. An acid gas, sodium thiosulphat, was used to color the coin, this process lasted until 1917.