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A farthing is a quarter of a penny and was last struck in Great Britain in 1956. More details about British farthing varieties can be found in A Treatise on Varieties of British Fractional Bronze 1860-1970.

Other Commonwealth countries including South Africa and Jamaica also used farthings.