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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.

1808 Irish George III Silver Thirty Pence Bank Token

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from £69.80

1916 George V Silver Shilling

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from £69.00

1895 LVIII Queen Victoria Silver Crown

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from £68.52

1898 Queen Victoria Silver Crown

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from £68.40

1896 Queen Victoria Silver Crown

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from £68.40

1900 Queen Victoria Silver Crown-About Fine

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from £68.40

1896 Victoria Old Head Silver Crown

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from £67.68

1891 Victoria Jubilee Head Silver Crown

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from £67.68

1889 Victoria Jubilee Head Silver Crown

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from £67.68

1895 Victoria Old Head Silver Crown

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from £67.68

1887 Queen Victoria Silver Florin

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from £67.08

1887 Queen Victoria Silver Florin - Extremely Fine

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from £67.08

1887 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Florin - About Uncirculated

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from £65.60

1817 George III Silver Shilling

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from £64.30

1711 Queen Anne Silver Sixpence

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from £60.36

1898 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling

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from £57.00

1894 Queen Victoria Silver Shilling

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from £57.00

1814 George III Silver Eighteenpence Bank Token

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from £56.40

1887 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Florin - Good Extremely Fine

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from £55.60

1915 George V Silver Halfcrown

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from £55.56

1709 Queen Anne Silver Shilling

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from £54.60

1887 Queen Victoria Silver Milled Shilling - Uncirculated

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from £54.30

1896 LX Queen Victoria Silver Crown - Fine

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from £48.12

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.