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Milled Coins


View a comprehensive range of Milled Coins at BullionByPost. We stock both gold milled coins and silver milled coins, ranging from Crowns and Florins to Guineas and Shillings.

Milled or 'machine-struck' coins were the successor to hammered coins and utilised modern machinery to produce the coins at a faster rate and with greater consistency than hand-made production.

To view our range of Hammered Coins, click here.

1838 Victoria Silver Shilling A1

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from £100.10

1891 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling

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from £99.20

1898 Victoria Silver Shilling

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from £99.20

1822 George IV Silver Crown

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from £99.00

1886 YH Queen Victoria Silver Sixpence

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from £98.60

1887 YH Queen Victoria Silver Sixpence

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from £98.60

1817 George III Silver Sixpence

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from £98.60

1787 George III Silver Sixpence

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from £98.60

1881 Victoria Young Head Silver Half Crown

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from £97.90

1758 George II Silver Shilling

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from £97.56

1821 George IV Silver Crown - Good Fine

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from £97.00

1898 LXII Queen Victoria Silver Crown

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from £96.96

1821 George IV Crown - Fair

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from £96.12

1821 George IV Crown - Fair

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from £96.12

1821 George IV Crown - Fair

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from £96.12

1892 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Shilling

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from £96.10

1887 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Halfcrown - Uncirculated

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from £95.70

1887 Victoria Silver Crown

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from £95.30

1888 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Halfcrown CGS55

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from £93.24

1899 Queen Victoria Silver Halfcrown

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from £92.90

1893 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling rare dies 1+C

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from £91.44

1893 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling

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from £91.30

1888 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling

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from £91.30

1893 Victoria Silver Shilling

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from £91.30

Milled coins first came to exist in 1550 in Europe following a surge in demand and a desire to protect against counterfeit production. Low-quality coins were being produced by Mints in an attempt to match demand, which made them easy to 'clip' to steal precious metal from the edges.

It was the French who struck first and moved to mechanical production - a decision designed to help France get an edge over the Holy Roman Empire. An unnamed French engineer - believed to be Marx Schwab - designed the new screw press and within a year France had a mechanised mint called the Moulin des Étuves.

In 1560, Queen Elizabeth I orchestrated a Great Recoinage in Britain and mechanised production came to England, though France, Britain and the rest of Europe didn't wholly adopt milled coins until many years later.

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