George V, Threepence (.500 silver) 1920 Circulated

In 1920 the Royal Mint reduced the silver content from Sterlimng Silver (925 parts fine) to 500 parts fine silver. Something that would last until 1946 when all silver would be removed from our coins. The silver threepence or Joey was the smallest silver coin issued for George V and the first to be struck in 500 fine silver.
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SKU: 3D20
£6.50
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In 1919 the Royal Mint struck the last ever Silver Threepence in Sterling Silver. We have some great very high grades examples here offered in About Uncirculated. They were issued under King George V and were the last of the Sterling Silver coinage. Until 1920, British coins were struck in Sterling Silver, this 1919 Threepence is the last one struck that way.
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