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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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1912 Gold Half Sovereign - King George V - S 3.99

1912 Gold Half Sovereign - King George V - S

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from £222.30 0.00% from £222.30 View
1914 Gold Half Sovereign - King George V - London 3.99

1914 Gold Half Sovereign - King George V - London

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from £222.30 0.00% from £222.30 View
1914 Gold Half Sovereign - King George V - S 3.99

1914 Gold Half Sovereign - King George V - S

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from £222.30 0.00% from £222.30 View
1915 Gold Half Sovereign - King George V - S 3.99

1915 Gold Half Sovereign - King George V - S

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from £222.30 0.00% from £222.30 View
1988 Gold Half Sovereign Elizabeth II Third Head Proof 3.99

1988 Gold Half Sovereign Elizabeth II Third Head Proof

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from £227.20 0.00% from £227.20 View
1926 Gold Half Sovereign - King George V - SA 3.99

1926 Gold Half Sovereign - King George V - SA

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from £230.70 0.00% from £230.70 View
Gold Proof 1980 Half Sovereign Boxed 3.99

Gold Proof 1980 Half Sovereign Boxed

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from £242.20 0.00% from £242.20 View
1997 Gold Half Sovereign Elizabeth II Third Head Proof 3.99

1997 Gold Half Sovereign Elizabeth II Third Head Proof

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from £248.70 0.00% from £248.70 View
2012 Gold Half Sovereign Elizabeth II Fourth Head 3.99

2012 Gold Half Sovereign Elizabeth II Fourth Head

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from £258.30 0.00% from £258.30 View
1902 Gold Half Sovereign - King Edward VII - London 3.99

1902 Gold Half Sovereign - King Edward VII - London

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from £267.30 0.00% from £267.30 View
2007 Gold Half Sovereign Elizabeth II Fourth Head Proof 3.99

2007 Gold Half Sovereign Elizabeth II Fourth Head Proof

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from £290.40 0.00% from £290.40 View
Gold Proof 2015 Half Sovereign 5th Portrait 3.99

Gold Proof 2015 Half Sovereign 5th Portrait

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from £291.20 0.00% from £291.20 View
2011 Gold Half Sovereign Elizabeth II Fourth Head Proof 3.99

2011 Gold Half Sovereign Elizabeth II Fourth Head Proof

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from £295.40 0.00% from £295.40 View
Gold Proof 2010 Half Sovereign Boxed 3.99

Gold Proof 2010 Half Sovereign Boxed

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from £295.60 0.00% from £295.60 View
Gold Proof 1997 Half Sovereign Boxed 3.99

Gold Proof 1997 Half Sovereign Boxed

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from £312.20 0.00% from £312.20 View
1996 Gold Half Sovereign Elizabeth II Third Head Proof 3.99

1996 Gold Half Sovereign Elizabeth II Third Head Proof

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from £320.40 0.00% from £320.40 View
Gold Proof 1993 Half Sovereign Boxed 3.99

Gold Proof 1993 Half Sovereign Boxed

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from £322.20 0.00% from £322.20 View
Gold Proof 1995 Half Sovereign Boxed 3.99

Gold Proof 1995 Half Sovereign Boxed

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from £332.00 0.00% from £332.00 View
Sovereign - Elizabeth II, Young Head 7.98

Sovereign - Elizabeth II, Young Head

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from £342.70 0.00% from £342.70 View
Sovereign - Elizabeth II, Fourth Head 7.98

Sovereign - Elizabeth II, Fourth Head

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from £346.80 0.00% from £346.80 View
2013 Gold Sovereign - Elizabeth II Fourth Head 7.99

2013 Gold Sovereign - Elizabeth II Fourth Head

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from £348.50 0.00% from £348.50 View
Sovereign - Elizabeth II, Fifth Head 7.98

Sovereign - Elizabeth II, Fifth Head

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from £348.70 0.00% from £348.70 View
Sovereign - King George V 7.98

Sovereign - King George V

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from £349.10 0.00% from £349.10 View
2015 Gold Sovereign Elizabeth II Fourth Head 7.98

2015 Gold Sovereign Elizabeth II Fourth Head

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from £349.60 0.00% from £349.60 View

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.