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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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1279-1307 Edward I Silver Penny Class 5a

1279-1307 Edward I Silver Penny Class 5a

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from £90.12 View
1279-1307 Edward the First Silver Penny Class 10a

1279-1307 Edward the First Silver Penny Class 10a

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from £90.12 View
1893 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling rare dies 1+C

1893 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling rare dies 1+C

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from £90.12 View
1900 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling

1900 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling

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from £90.12 View
1899 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling

1899 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling

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from £90.24 View
1758 George II Milled Silver Sixpence

1758 George II Milled Silver Sixpence

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from £76.80 View
1998 1oz Silver Britannia Coin

1998 1oz Silver Britannia Coin

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from £92.64 View
1279-1307 Edward I Silver Penny Class 5b

1279-1307 Edward I Silver Penny Class 5b

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from £96.12 View
1344-51 Edward III Hammered Silver Halfpenny - Florin Coinage.

1344-51 Edward III Hammered Silver Halfpenny - Florin Coinage.

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from £96.12 View
1895 Queen Victoria Silver Halfcrown

1895 Queen Victoria Silver Halfcrown

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from £96.60 View
1821 George IV Silver Crown

1821 George IV Silver Crown

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from £80.70 View
1888 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling - Uncirculated

1888 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling - Uncirculated

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from £98.52 View
1892 Queen Victoria Silver Sixpence

1892 Queen Victoria Silver Sixpence

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from £99.72 View
1888 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Florin

1888 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Florin

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from £84.00 View
1845 Victoria Young Head Silver Crown

1845 Victoria Young Head Silver Crown

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from £101.76 View
1845 Victoria Young Head Silver Crown - Fine

1845 Victoria Young Head Silver Crown - Fine

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from £101.76 View
1891 Victoria Jubilee Head Silver Crown - Good Fine

1891 Victoria Jubilee Head Silver Crown - Good Fine

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from £101.76 View
1279-1307 Edward I Silver Penny Class 10cf5

1279-1307 Edward I Silver Penny Class 10cf5

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from £102.12 View
1307-1327 Edward II Silver Penny. Durham. Class 12

1307-1327 Edward II Silver Penny. Durham. Class 12

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from £102.12 View
1901 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling

1901 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling

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from £103.44 View
1816 George III Silver Eighteenpence Bank Token

1816 George III Silver Eighteenpence Bank Token

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from £87.00 View
1887 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Halfcrown - About Uncirculated

1887 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Halfcrown - About Uncirculated

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from £87.00 View
1906 Edward VII Silver Shilling

1906 Edward VII Silver Shilling

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from £104.64 View
1838 Queen Victoria Silver Groat Low 3 Variety CGS75

1838 Queen Victoria Silver Groat Low 3 Variety CGS75

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from £105.60 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.