George V, Rare Threepence, 1925

We don’t know what happened in 1925, but almost all of the coins seem to be Rare and difficult to find. This is the early design of King George V Silver Threepences with the crowned value on the reverse. They are struck in 500 fine Silver and the coins on offer are in Fine or better condition. The only date of this type that is Rarer is the 1926 with the crowned value. You have the bare head of the King on one side and the Crowned value ‘3’ on the other side. This is an important and Rare date and the first time we have had enough to offer them, but supplies are still short and if you want one, please get in quickly…
Availability: In stock
SKU: U3D25H
£9.95
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George VI, Scotland, Shilling Uncirculated, 1946

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Elizabeth II, 1953 Coronation Set / 'Plastic Set'

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