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British Coins


We offer a wide selection of gold & silver British coins available at competitive prices. British coins benefit from being Capital Gains Tax free due to their status as UK legal tender making them particularly popular with British investors. British coins are struck by the Royal Mint of which we are an Authorised Distributor. All our British coin prices include free fully insured delivery.

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VAT FREE for Storage - 1oz Silver Britannia Coin

VAT FREE for Storage - 1oz Silver Britannia Coin

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from £15.40 View
1oz Silver Britannia Best Value Coin

1oz Silver Britannia Best Value Coin

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from £19.20 View
2018 Silver Tower Bridge 1oz - Landmarks of Britain

2018 Silver Tower Bridge 1oz - Landmarks of Britain

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from £23.28 View
2017 Royal Mint 1oz Year of the Rooster Silver Coin

2017 Royal Mint 1oz Year of the Rooster Silver Coin

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from £33.84 View
2016 1oz Britannia Silver Coin

2016 1oz Britannia Silver Coin

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from £28.60 View
2017 1oz Britannia Silver Coin

2017 1oz Britannia Silver Coin

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from £29.10 View
1997 - 2017 1oz Silver Britannia 20th Anniversary Chariot Design Coin

1997 - 2017 1oz Silver Britannia 20th Anniversary Chariot Design Coin

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from £35.16 View
1816 George III  Silver Shilling

1816 George III Silver Shilling

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from £35.10 View
2011 1oz Silver Britannia Coin

2011 1oz Silver Britannia Coin

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from £35.20 View
1999 1oz Silver Britannia Coin

1999 1oz Silver Britannia Coin

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from £55.68 View
1887 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Shilling - Uncirculated

1887 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Shilling - Uncirculated

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from £54.10 View
1889 Victoria Jubilee Head Silver Crown

1889 Victoria Jubilee Head Silver Crown

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from £66.12 View
1891 Victoria Jubilee Head Silver Crown

1891 Victoria Jubilee Head Silver Crown

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from £66.12 View
1895 Victoria Old Head Silver Crown

1895 Victoria Old Head Silver Crown

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from £66.12 View
1896 Victoria Old Head Silver Crown

1896 Victoria Old Head Silver Crown

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from £66.12 View
1817 George III  Silver Shilling

1817 George III Silver Shilling

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from £64.10 View
1279-1307 Edward the First Silver Penny Class 10ab - About Fine

1279-1307 Edward the First Silver Penny Class 10ab - About Fine

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from £78.12 View
1307-1327 Edward II Silver Penny. Bishop Bec. Class 11a

1307-1327 Edward II Silver Penny. Bishop Bec. Class 11a

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from £78.12 View
1887 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Florin - About Uncirculated

1887 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Florin - About Uncirculated

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from £65.10 View
1899 Victoria Silver Shilling

1899 Victoria Silver Shilling

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from £78.24 View
1893 Queen Victoria Silver Sixpence

1893 Queen Victoria Silver Sixpence

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from £79.44 View
1887 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Florin Dies 1+A - About Uncirculated

1887 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Florin Dies 1+A - About Uncirculated

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from £68.10 View
1377-99 Richard II Silver Halfpenny - Good Fine

1377-99 Richard II Silver Halfpenny - Good Fine

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from £84.12 View
1445-54 Henry VI Silver Penny London. 1leaf-Pellet issue

1445-54 Henry VI Silver Penny London. 1leaf-Pellet issue

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British Coins

Coins have been part of Britain’s history since the Celtic tribes produced tokens for trading. It was during the Roman occupation in the earliest centuries AD however that the production and manufacture became more formalised.

Click here for a brief history of British mints.

The Royal Mint has existed in various forms since 886 AD and to this day produces gold, silver and tender coins for the UK and countries around the world.


Old British Coins

Prior to the twentieth century, coins produced in Britain were made primarily of gold or silver, and many different denominations were used across the country. The popular Gold Sovereign has been a mainstay coin for centuries, produced during the reign of Henry VII.

Due to the softness of both gold and silver, older coins are scarce and can often command prices above the metal value. Rare British coins can be incredibly valuable, with collectors looking to own a piece of history.


Collectible British Coins

With gold and silver removed from circulation in the early 20th century, the precious metals are now used for commemorative and collectible coins. The Royal Mint produces coins yearly in both gold and silver with series such as the Queen’s Beasts, Lunar and Britannia series. The limited numbers make these coins highly sought after.