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Written by Joe Trewick October 11, 2021

How much is a crown worth today?

A crown was a coin that was in circulation between 1707 and 1965 in the UK that had a face value of five shillings. From the end of the 19th century, the crown was mainly a commemorative coin, and this is still the case today. If you are interested in a similar half-crown coin, take ... Read more

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Written by Joe Trewick December 20, 2021

How Much is a Sixpence Worth Today?

The sixpence was first used by the British Empire in 1551 and has undergone several changes over the years. Remaining a key part of the UK’s currency system until Decimal Day, the coin was finally withdrawn from circulation in 1980. Despite this, the sixpence continues to play a part in British tradition and is involved ... Read more

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Written by Joe Trewick October 4, 2021

A Guide to the Pre-Decimal Halfpenny

The British pre-decimal halfpenny coin was often referred to as the half penny or halfpenny. This was a unit of currency that was equal to half a penny or one-four-hundred-and-eightieth of a pound sterling. If you are more interested in learning about the decimal halfpenny, issued in 1971, please read our article here about it! ... Read more

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Written by Joe Trewick December 20, 2021

How Much is a Threepence Worth Today?

Expired coins pre-dating the 1971 decimalisation system have become a popular niche for coin collectors throughout the UK and beyond. While an extensive range of coins is covered by this grouping, those with particularly fascinating histories are the most sought after. The old threepence also referred to as a threepenny bit, is one that frequently ... Read more

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