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Designed and created by the Royal Mint, British coins feature interesting images and a colourful history. They have been in existence since the 17th century. The standard denomination is the pounds sterling, further divided into shillings and pence with numerous changes through the centuries.


Many other coins are no longer minted and treasured by collectors, such as the farthing and halfpenny. The Crown is still minted but only on special occasions. British coins tell a fascinating story of English history.

  • 1866 Victoria Sovereign Shield Back 22ct Gold Coin

    1866 Victoria Sovereign Shield Back 22ct Gold Coin

    £226.20
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    Here for sale is an 1866 Victoria Sovereign Shield Back 22ct Gold Coin die number 21. All my postage is sent second class recorded unless otherwise stated.
  •  JUBILEE MINT CENTENARY OF WORLD WAR I SOLID GOLD COIN COVER AND STAMP

    JUBILEE MINT CENTENARY OF WORLD WAR I SOLID GOLD COIN COVER AND STAMP

    £38.00
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    The coin in the photo is the one you will get so please take a good look at the photo to help you decide as this is a limited issue of only 299 and comes in a solid folder which can be seen in the pho...
  • United Kingdom Victoria 1856 Gold Sovereign gVF

    United Kingdom Victoria 1856 Gold Sovereign gVF

    £305.00
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    Gold Sovereign, 1856, London. A pleasing example with some retained mint lustre., gVF. Alexandrina Victoria had just turned 18 when she became Queen of the British Empire in June 1837, upon the death ...
  • QUEEN VICTORIA 1887 FULL GOLD SOVEREIGN.

    QUEEN VICTORIA 1887 FULL GOLD SOVEREIGN.

    £213.00
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    22 carat gold-checked at brighton jewellers. St george and dragon. Ww buried in trun. Young head,(m below head for melbourne mint). 7.92 grams,on my scales. Free post in the united kingdom only.
  • 1874  Sydney mint Victoria young head full gold sovereign

    1874 Sydney mint Victoria young head full gold sovereign

    £250.00
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    An 1874 Queen Victoria young head (obverse) full gold sovereign Sydney mint. St George slaying the dragon on reverse. 22 carat. Originally bought through Johnson Matthey Bankers Ltd. 8 grammes.

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