Rare UK Coins In Circulation – The UK’s Rarest Coins You Can Own
You don’t have to own the 2009 Kew Gardens 50p – the most rare coin design in circulation in the UK – to boast an outstanding collection. In this post, we are going to take a look at some of the other rare UK coins in circulation that you can get your hands on.
If you want to buy rare coins, one option to consider is the 1817 George III Sovereign. This coin was one of the first sovereigns to be released, which is why it holds significant value, and is a must-have piece for your collection. The coin weighs 7.98 grams and it is made from 22 carat gold. Or perhaps you are interested in owning the first coin that was producing during the reign of Queen Victoria? This is, of course, the 1838 Queen Victoria Shield Reverse Sovereign. The portrait of the then Queen is on the front of the coin while on the back there is a stunning crown shield. This is also a coin that is made out of 22 carat gold and it weighs 7.98 grams as well. If you want to move into a different century, one coin that is scarce and would truly enhance your rare coins UK collection is the 1911 George V Proof Gold Five Pound. This coin boasts a stunning finish and it has a considerable weight; 34.94 grams. It is also made from 22 carat gold. On the obverse, the coin features King George’s head, and on the reverse, there is a depiction of St George slaying the dragon, which was designed by Pistrucci.
These are just a few of the rare UK coins in circulation that are available to collectors today. One dealer that has all of the coins that have been mentioned available is Exclusive Coins. To see the rare coins we have for sale, all you need to do is head to http://www.exclusivecoins.co.uk/.