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British Coins price guide and values

Prior to decimalisation the pound was divided into 20 shillings, each of 12 (old) pence; thus, there were 240 (old) pence to the pound.

The value of a pre-decimal british coin depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more. Values in the section are based on the market, trends, auctions and recognized books, publications and catalogs. This section also includes information on errors and varieties and characteristics.

Pre Decimal Coinage

Quarter Farthing

Third Farthing

Half Farthing


Half Penny


1 1/2 Pence

2 Pence

3 Pence

4 Pence (Groat)

6 Pence


18 Pence


Half Crown

3 Shillings

Double Florin


Half Sovereign


2 Pounds

5 Pounds

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