Coincraft – Britain's Coin Shop

Coin Dealers based in London, UK

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Coincraft is a family-run business established in 1955. We have one of the oldest coin shops in the UK and we are the only coin specialist company still owned by the family who started the business. Visit our knowledgeable team of coin experts at the British Museum!

As one of the oldest Numismatic Dealers in the UK, we possess a large stock quantity of banknotes and coins for sale. You can find our items in our shop, website, and our FREE publication, the Phoenix.

We are one of the most reputable British coin dealers in the UK, as well as one of the largest dealers in London and in the UK. As such, we are constantly buying coins. Please visit our shop if you wish to sell your coins.

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Picture of William III, Crown (1695-1696) Very Good-Fine

William III, Crown (1695-1696) Very Good-Fine

These Silver Crowns were issued in the reign of King William III 1695-1701. At that time Five Shillings or a Crown was the equivalent of five weeks' wages for a skilled craftsman. We hate to think about how little a coin dealer would have been paid if there were any at that time. This was the largest Silver coin issued for King William III. You have the laureate bust on one side and four sets of crowned Arms on the other with the date above. The coats of Arms are England, Scotland, Ireland, France, and the lion of the House of Orange. These early Silver crowns are getting extremely difficult to find. On the other hand, considering it is over 300 years old and worth at the time, five weeks' wages for a skilled craftsman.
£245.00
George V_3_Coin_Australian_Set

Australia, George V Silver Set

Australia did not have its own silver coins until King Edward VII and then that was for only one year: 1910. It wasn’t until 1911 that silver coins were struck under King George V on a regular basis. It has taken us two years to put these type sets. As they are type sets, the dates within each set will vary, but they were all struck between 1911-1936 and they were all struck in good Silver. The coins are Threepence, Sixpence, Shilling, and Florin all George V and all silver. The coins will grade Very Good and are in collectable condition. Please remember that we have very limited stock available.
£39.50
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Alexander the Great (336-323 BC), Silver Drachm Very Fine

Silver drachm coin minted by Alexander the Great (336-323 BC). Obverse: Alexander as Herakles wearing lion-skin head-dress. Reverse: Zeus enthroned holding eagle and sceptre. Very Fine Condition
£195.00
1939-1945 Star, World War II Medal_obv

1939-1945 Star, World War II Medal

At the end of World War II the Government awarded what is known as the 1939-1945 Star. You had to serve either 180 days of operational service or 60 days of operational flying to qualify to get this award. It is a star with cipher of King George VI in the middle and the legend 1939-1945 Star below. It has a light blue, red and dark blue ribbon and today is over 70 years old. We bought a nice group of these and are proud to be able to offer them to you. These were men and women who put their life on the line to make sure that you and I could live a free life. They are original and genuine and now over 70 years old.
£29.50
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United States of America, Buffalo Nickel, 1913 - 1938. In circulated condition.

US Buffalo Nickel, 1913. In circulated condition. First struck in 1913 and now 104 years old, this popular design was part of an attempt to make the US coinage more attractive. This five Cent coin features the head of a Native Indian on one side and an American Bison on the reverse. They quickly proved popular with the American public and despite concerns about how quickly the coins became worn in circulation, continued to be minted until 1938 when they were replaced by the Jefferson Nickel. All coins have a full date. Most coins are dated in the 1930s. Dates of our choice.
£3.95
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Edward I, Farthing Fine

The farthing marked the start of a revolutionary coinage reform by Edward I. Until this time, the penny was the smallest denomination. Low value transactions could be conducted using pennies cut into halves or quarters. The act of cutting pennies into quarters or fourths was how the word Farthing or “fourthing” came about. These silver farthings were introduced by Edward I during the recoinage of 1279. They brought about the end of the practice of cutting coins into halves and quarters. The old coinage and the use of pennies cut into farthings remained legal tender until they were demonitised in August 1280. These coins were the smallest silver coins of the early medieval period and were well circulated and are now over 700 years old, and they are much scarcer than the Pennies. We have been putting these aside for many years and are delighted to offer them to you now, for the first time. Available in Fine, while stocks last.
£99.50
Algeria 2000 Dinars 2020 58th Ann Independence P-New Unc

Algeria 2000 Dinars 2020 58th Ann Independence P-New Unc

This 2000 dinars note issued by Algeria in 2020 celebrated those who fought for the independence of Algeria from France. A lineup of important participants in the struggle are featured on the front with a view of the Martyrs Monument. A water conduit and a Royal Mausoleum is on the back. The date coincides with Independence Day which is 5th July. Uncirculated.
£42.50
Admiral Gardner 10 Cash 1808 Fine_obv

Admiral Gardner 10 Cash 1808 Fine

In 1808 the British East India Company had some copper 10 Cash coins made in Birmingham, England. Unfortunately, these coins never made it to India. The ship, The Admiral Gardner sank on the Goodwin Sands losing the crew and the cargo. Some 200 years later the ship was discovered and because the coins were shipped in barrels they remained in nice condition. Remember they were buried in the sand for 200 years and were subject to some rather rough conditions at that time. We managed to buy some of these coins when they were first discovered and have just recently found a box that we had put away over 20 years ago. These are copper Ten Cash coins struck in Birmingham and dated 1808 we have them in Fine and Very Fine condition, the choice is yours. We are selling them for much less than the American dealers are charging, We think they are a good buy
£17.50

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