UK Coin Values, Gold and Silver Coin Valuations

Values, images, and specifications for British coins



The UK Farthing (¼d) coin from "fourthing," was worth one quarter of a Penny.


It is thought the first Halfpenny coins were minted for Henry I, who reigned from 1100 – 1135


The UK old penny is worth 1 penny = 1/12 of a shilling = 1/240 of a pound.



The British threepence (3d) coin, usually simply known as a threepence, thruppence, or thruppenny bit.


The sixpence (6d), sometimes known as a tanner or sixpenny bit, is a coin that was worth six pence.



The shilling (1/-) coin is worth one twentieth of a pound sterling, or twelve pence.



The British florin, or two-shilling coin, was issued from 1849 until 1967, with a final issue for collectors dated 1970.


The UK half crown was the equivalent to two shillings and sixpence, or one-eighth of a pound. Find out what a Helf Crown is worth.


The British crown was worth five shillings (a shilling being 12 pre-decimal pence) or one quarter of a pound.