Rare Old Coins UK – How Can You Rate Rarity?
For coin lovers everywhere who want to expand their collection to include rare old coins UK, there are a wide variety of antique designs now available on the open market. Our brief old coins guide gives a few pointers for the best guineas, shillings and florins to boost your collection’s worth.
The rarest milled coins on the market can weigh anything from a measly 0.5g to the heaviest, a Victorian coin tipping the scales at 39g. They will vary in price depending on both their mintage and popularity, as well as the metal value of silver or gold. You can start your coin collection by purchasing the lightweight Maundy Penny, first minted in 1670. These coins have a long-celebrated religious and monarchical significance, as they were produced specifically to be handed out to the poor during on Maundy Thursday each year, and circulated as normal currency thereafter. Produced in sets with denominations of one, two, three and four pence, each is a limited edition – making them an ideal addition to any beginner’s collection of rare coins UK. The more experienced collector who specialises in modern coins may want expand their collection to include some forebears of the modern pound coin – the gold sovereign. First introduced in 1816, this coin originally marked the Mint’s move from the Tower of London to its modern production site on Tower Hill. Uniquely British and displaying the Shield of St George as its main design, they were the symbol of luxury for many at the time and will still add glamour to any collection.
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