What UK pennies are worth keeping?
Most valuable and rare UK coins wanted by collectors
- 1973 EEC 50 Pence Coin – valued at £3,000.
- 2012 London Olympics Aquatics Fifty Pence – valued at £1,500.
- 1983 Two Pence “New Pence” Coin – valued at £500.
- 2015 Silver Two Pence Coin – valued at £485.
- 2009 Kew Gardens Fifty Pence Coin – valued at £170.
How can I find the value of old coins UK?
If you’ve got a coin that you would like to sell at auction then you can contact a member of the British Numismatic Trade Association. They usually deal in very old coins but they may be able to help you assess whether it’s worth selling your coin at auction or whether it would be valuable to collector.
Why is a 1971 1p coin valuable?
An incredible 1,521,666,250 “New” 1p coins were struck in 1971 as Britain moved to a decimal currency. The original design – with “New Penny” on the back and the Arnold Machin portrait of the Queen on the front – was used unchanged for 10 years, but it’s the original 1971 coins that are worth the money.
What is the most valuable coin in circulation UK?
Kew Gardens 50p
The famous Kew Gardens 50p remains the most coveted coin in circulation, with a mintage of just 210,000, the Mint said. Other rare designs include Olympic-themed 50ps minted in 2011. Here, we look at the rarest 50p coins and how many of each have been made – and how much they could be worth.
How can I sell my old pennies?
Best places to sell coins online
- CoinsForSale.com Only 5% to sell. No listing fee.
- Heritage Auctions 10% fee. Consignment program.
- Ebay 12.35% + $. 030 fee, plus listing fees.
- Apmex Well known. But won’t pay until after you’ve shipped your coins.
- Modern Coin Mart Won’t pay you until after you’ve sent them your coins.
How do you tell if your coins are worth anything?
“The three variables that determine the value of a coin are: how many were minted, the grade or condition of the coin, and the demand,” Gillis said.
When did the penny coin come out in the UK?
UK penny coin values – 1801 to 1967 UK penny coin values. What is a UK penny worth? (1801 to 1967). Values, images, specs on penny coins from Britain, England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, United Kingdom King George III era copper UK penny values – 1760 to 1820 King George III era copper UK penny values – 1760 to 1820
How much are old pennies worth?
Working out how much old pennies are worth can be difficult, but the following page will help inform you as to whether your old penny is valuable. Arguably the most valuable one penny coin is the 1933 George V penny, which is worth an estimated value of £72,000.
How much is a shilling to a penny?
Penny coins continued in to the UK era of British history, and were circulated under all monarchs, except Edward VIII. 1 penny = 1/12 of a shilling = 1/240 of a pound
Where can I find the values of pennies?
Values of silver pennies are now on the Silver (Maundy) Penny page. Large copper coins dated 1799 are almost certainly halfpence . 1860 pennies with the words ONE PENNY on the reverse are the more common bronze type listed below. Many Victorian pennies have die varieties, but listing their values is too specialised. n.b.