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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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1893 Victoria Silver Shilling

1893 Victoria Silver Shilling

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from £90.20 View
1897 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling

1897 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling

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from £90.20 View
1888 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling

1888 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling

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from £90.30 View
1893 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling

1893 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling

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from £90.30 View
1638 Charles I Silver Shillling mm Anchor

1638 Charles I Silver Shillling mm Anchor

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from £90.40 View
1899 Queen Victoria Silver Halfcrown

1899 Queen Victoria Silver Halfcrown

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from £90.50 View
1887 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Halfcrown - Uncirculated

1887 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Halfcrown - Uncirculated

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from £93.20 View
1638-9 Charles I Silver Hammered Sixpence - mm Anchor

1638-9 Charles I Silver Hammered Sixpence - mm Anchor

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from £94.10 View
1279-1307 Edward I Silver Penny. Bishop Bec. Class 10cf3

1279-1307 Edward I Silver Penny. Bishop Bec. Class 10cf3

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from £95.10 View
1307-1327 Edward II Silver Penny. Bishop Beaumont. Class 14

1307-1327 Edward II Silver Penny. Bishop Beaumont. Class 14

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from £95.10 View
1307-1327 Edward II Silver Penny. Bishop Beaumont. Class 15a

1307-1327 Edward II Silver Penny. Bishop Beaumont. Class 15a

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from £95.10 View
1307-1327 Edward II Silver Penny. Canterbury. Class 11b

1307-1327 Edward II Silver Penny. Canterbury. Class 11b

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from £95.10 View
1307-27 Edward II Silver Penny - Bury St Edmonds

1307-27 Edward II Silver Penny - Bury St Edmonds

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from £95.10 View
1575 Elizabeth I Silver Threepence - mm Eglantine

1575 Elizabeth I Silver Threepence - mm Eglantine

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from £95.10 View
1697B William III Silver Sixpence - Bristol Mint

1697B William III Silver Sixpence - Bristol Mint

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from £95.10 View
1892 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Shilling

1892 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Shilling

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from £95.10 View
1817 George III Silver Shilling

1817 George III Silver Shilling

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from £95.20 View
1712 Queen Anne Silver Shilling

1712 Queen Anne Silver Shilling

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from £95.30 View
1696 William III Halfcrown

1696 William III Halfcrown

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from £95.50 View
1881 Victoria Young Head Silver Half Crown

1881 Victoria Young Head Silver Half Crown

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1279-1307 Edward I Silver Penny Class 10cf1

1279-1307 Edward I Silver Penny Class 10cf1

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from £98.10 View
1817 George III Silver Sixpence

1817 George III Silver Sixpence

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from £98.10 View
1886 YH  Queen Victoria Silver Sixpence

1886 YH Queen Victoria Silver Sixpence

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from £98.10 View
1887 YH Queen Victoria Silver Sixpence

1887 YH Queen Victoria Silver Sixpence

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from £98.10 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.