In 1947 the Royal Mint removed all Silver from our coinage and it was now to
be struck in cupro-nickel. The 1947 and the 1948 issues had the normal legend
on the coins, but in 1947 India became independent and so that in 1949 changed
The Florin of King George VI issued in cupronickel was struck in 1947, 1948,
1949, 1950 and 1951. There were no coins struck for circulation in 1952 because
that was the year that the King died. The next Florin to be issued was in 1953 for
the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. We offer the complete King George VI
cupronickel Florin Collection for only £12.50.
They come in a snap-lock plastic bag, ready to be added to your collection, all
coins are in Fine condition and you get one coin of every date 1947-1951.
In 1947 the Royal Mint removed silver from circulating coinage. So the 1946 dated coins
were the last ones to be struck using silver. We have found a small quantity of the King George
VI sixpence dated 1946, which is the last silver sixpence ever issued for circulation.
The coins on offer are some of the finest you can find, here in Gem Uncirculated.
A great opportunity to add the last ever silver sixpence to your collection in wonderful condition…
The Chartered Bank in Hong operated between 1961 until the 1980’s when it became known as the
Standard Bank and subsequently as the Standard Chartered Bank. These 5 dollars were issued in
1975 (P73b) The Bank’s Headquarters are featured on the front while the back depicts City Hall. Now
over 40 years old and in Unc condition we offer choice examples of the Chartered Bank 5 dollars
We were told by the people who struck the Patina crownsized retro patterns that striking anything
in Pewter was something they did not relish. It is hard to strike, it is messy to strike
and they would rather use another metal. But these George III Ireland Patina retro patterns are struck in
Proof Pewter and we think they look great. Forget the work and the mess the finished product is great.
Because they were struck in Pewter, the mintages are limited. Get them while you can…