Medieval English Hammered Farthings: Henry V - Intro.

This online guide is designed to help

  • Metal Detector enthusiasts
  • Museum Curators
  • Coin Dealers & Collectors
accurately identify and classify their English Hammered Farthings.


Two mints produced fathings during this reign: London and the English possession in France - Calais. These mints can be easily identifed by the legend on the reverse of each coin:

To find out more about the farthing types for each mint, click on the mint name above.

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