Last updated: 19/09/2018 23:40:57
All British pre-1947 silver coins contain a minimum of 50% silver.
We purchase pre-1947 silver coins, lots of them. You'll often find that dealers offer an amount based on multiples of their face value, for example 8 x face value for pre-1947 coins and 20 x face value for pre-1920 coins.
We're a little different, in that we pay based on the weight of the coins you have. The problem that many customer's have is making a direct comparison, and ultimately, an informed decision as to which deal offers the best price.
If you know the face value of your coins, but don't know their weight, our pre-decimal calculator should help. This tool offers an unbiased comparison of what we'll pay you for your coins, compared to your dealer pricing them on face value.
If the price being offered by your local coin dealer is better than the rate we can offer, we'll tell you - fair enough?
Simply tell us the face value of your coins & we'll estimate what we're likely to offer. Obviously, if you know the exact weight of your coins, it's better to work out their value based on our current silver prices per gram rates, however if you don't know their weight, this calculator will do a pretty good job at working out their value.
Simply enter the face value of the coins in the form. If you're comparing our rates with another dealer, tell us how many times over face value they're offering or the amount they've offered you.
4 Crowns = £1. Their original weight was 28.28g.
8 Half Crowns = £1. Their original weight was 14.14g.
10 Florins = £1. A freshly minted Florin weighed 11.31g.
20 Shillings = £1. Their original weight was 5.65g.
40 x 6d = £1, 2 x 6d = 1 Shilling. A freshly minted Sixpence weighed 2.83g.
Three Penny Piece (3d)
80 x 3d = £1, 4 x 3d = 1 Shilling. A freshly minted 3d coin weighed 1.4g.
Use this form to estimate the value of your pre-decimal coins and compare our valuation to the prices offered by dealers who pay on multiples of face value.
If you're unfamiliar with pre-decimal denominations, have a read through our introduction text.
Make sure you've separated any pre-1920 coins (dated 1919 and earlier) from your pre-1947 coins (1920 - 1946), as they contain a different amount of silver.
If you're comparing our valuation with that of another dealer, enter the detail below. If the dealer pays on multiples of face value, use the 'Multiple' field (e.g. If the dealer pays 20 x face value, enter 20). If you've been given a straight valuation, enter the amount in the 'Value' field.
If we receive your gold tomorrow, we'll pay you tomorrow.
The prices quoted are the rates we're paying, we have no hidden fees or charges.
If you change your mind within 24 hours we'll return your items at no charge.
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