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This 1920 set of King George V Silver coins is Very Important. Firstly because this year the set is now 100 years old and secondly because it is the first year that our coins were not struck in Sterling Silver, but in 500 fine silver. The Government decided to reduce the silver content of our coins from 925 or Sterling Silver to 500 fine silver and that was that. This was the first time in living memory that our coins were not struck in Sterling Silver. This is a very important and significant set of coins. You get the King George V Silver Halfcrown, Florin, Shilling, Sixpence and Threepence, all the silver coins that were struck that year. Remember that these were the first coins struck in 500 fine silver and the last were in 1946 under King George VI. All coins are circulated but even though they are now 100 years old, the coins have been carefully selected. There is no special packaging, as we believe our collectors want coins and not having to pay for fancy packaging. That way we can keep the price down for you! We have been putting these sets together for the past two years in anticipation of this important year. Supplies are limited and you may see one or two of the coins being offered elsewhere, but not at our price and not the complete collection!
In 1988 the United States Mint issued a Special Silver Dollar for the Summer Olympics, held in Seoul, South Korea. In 1983 and 1984 the Mint issued Silver Dollars for the Los Angeles Olympics. This one is a little more difficult to find. You have the Olympic Torch lighting the torch from the Statue of Liberty. The other side has the Olympic rings, the value and United States of America. They are struck in 900 fine Silver and are in Proof condition. Now 30 years old and not all that easy to find and they do look quite handsome in Proof condition.