World War II British Coins

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Picture of Elizabeth II,  50 Pence (D-Day 50th Anniversary) 1994  Unc

Elizabeth II, 50 Pence (D-Day 50th Anniversary) 1994 Unc

In 1994 the Royal Mint issued a commemorative 50 Pence for the 50th Anniversary of D-Day, one of the most important days in World War II. It was the older large sized 50 Pence and today it is very difficult to find, especially in Uncirculated condition. One of the marketing companies is selling this coin for £11.00, which we think is far too much. True it is difficult to find, but still £11.00 is a lot of money. We have some in stock and are offering it for £6.95, which we believe is a much more realistic and fairer price. You be the judge, do you want this coin from a marketing company at £11.00 or from a coin dealer for £6.95?
£6.95
Picture of Elizabeth II, £2 (Dove of Peace World War II) 1995 Silver Piedfort

Elizabeth II, £2 (Dove of Peace World War II) 1995 Silver Piedfort

In 1995 the Royal Mint celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the End of World War II with a commemorative £2 piece. You have the Dove of Peace on one side and Queen Elizabeth II on the other side. Remember this coin is one of the old large-sized £2 pieces. Comes in Piedfort Proof (double the normal thickness of Sterling Silver Proof). Each coin comes in a protective capsule.
£79.50
Picture of Elizabeth II, £2 Dove of Peace 1995 Unc

Elizabeth II, £2 Dove of Peace 1995 Unc

In 1995 the Royal Mint issued a special commemorative £2 piece to mark the 50th anniversary of the end of World War II. They used the iconic Dove of Peace and the inscription read ‘1945 In Peace Goodwill 1995’. They were struck in a brass coloured metal for general circulation. You must remember that this was 25 years ago and we at that time used the older large sized Two Pound coin. You have the so-called Maklouf portrait of the Queen on one side and the Dove of Peace on the other side. While it is relatively easy to find Prooflike Specimen coins from the bubble packs and Mint Sets, it is not so easy to find the coins that were actually struck for circulation. The coins on offer are in Brilliant Uncirculated condition and the difficult ones, the ones issued for circulation.
£9.50
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Elizabeth II, Churchill Crown Uncirculated, 1965

A commemorative coin issued in 1965 after the death of Sir Winston Churchill. The obverse feautures a young laureate bust of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, with the ledgend around and the date below. The reverse has a portrait of Sir Winston Churchill in a siren suit facing right.
£2.95
Picture of George VI Collection

George VI Collection

We all admired the excellent award-winning movie, ‘The King’s Speech’ in 2010 which showed King George VI’s determination and strength. Now you can own original coins from the reign of George VI issued from 1937-1952, a Coronation Stamp issued in 1937 and a banknote issued just after World War II. You’ll receive the coins that were actually used during George VI’s reign: the bronze Farthing, Halfpenny and Penny, plus the brass Threepence, Silver Threepence and cupronickel Sixpence, Shilling, Florin and Half Crown. These are original, genuine coins and were actually used as money in the reign of King George VI. You also get an Uncirculated British Armed Forces 2nd series Pound issued by Command of the Army Council in 1948. To top it off, you get a Mint stamp issued in 1937 for George VI’s Coronation, issued and overprinted for use in British Morocco. This collection is exclusive to Coincraft. The entire collection comes in a presentation wallet loaded with interesting and historic information.
£18.50
Picture of George VI,  Sixpence 1945 Gem BU

George VI, Sixpence 1945 Gem BU

This coin was struck the year before the last silver Sixpence ever was struck, so the 1945 Sixpence is the Penultimate Silver Sixpence. It was issued under King George VI and just after the end of World War II. There is something about a coin struck in silver, they just look and feel great. These coins were put away in 1945 and therefore are in outstanding condition. We have them in the two highest grades you can get; this particular one is the Gem Uncirculated variant. We know you will love them.
£45.00
Picture of George VI, 3 Silver Threepences in Purse

George VI, 3 Silver Threepences in Purse

The old silver threepence was last made in the reign of King George VI, the last date was 1944. We have made up a special little purse of George V & George VI Silver Threepences. You will get two King George V Silver Threepences dated between 1920-1936 and one King George VI Silver Threepence dated between 1937-1944. The three silver coins will come in an elaborate purse with a zipper in it, so the coins won’t fall out. You can use them yourself, or they make excellent Holiday gifts for young and old alike. We love that they go into the Christmas Pudding.
£8.95
Picture of George VI, Collection of World War II Silver Sixpences

George VI, Collection of World War II Silver Sixpences

World War II lasted from 1939-1945, during that period our coinage was still struck in 500 fine Silver. That was because cupro-nickel was of much more use to the War Effort than silver. The Sixpence or Tanner was one of our most loved coins, until decimalization took over. We are offering the complete date set of World War II Silver Sixpences, 1939-1945. You get 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, and 1945 Sixpences all struck in 500 fine Silver. They are in Fine condition and make an interesting display piece when you are talking about the War. Unless you are a certain age, you might never have seen a sixpence, let alone a silver one.
£48.50
Picture of George VI, Complete Sixpence Collection 1937-46

George VI, Complete Sixpence Collection 1937-46

We can now offer you the complete collection of King George VI Silver Sixpences. From the Coronation issue in 1937 to the last Silver Sixpence ever made in 1946. All coins are in selected circulated condition and you get every date, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945 and of course 1946. You will note that this collection also includes the complete World War II date set as well. At one time the Royal Mint were selling these coins individually in a fancy box for £26.00 each! That would have made this collection costing you £260.00!!! But not at Coincraft. No fancy boxes just good honest coins for good honest coin collectors. We have managed to put together only 100 complete collections, no fancy boxes just down to earth prices. At Coincraft we sell coins and not packaging. You can display or package these coins any way you want, but you don’t pay for packaging you don’t want and cannot use.
£65.00
Picture of George VI, English Shilling, 1945 Uncirculated

George VI, English Shilling, 1945 Uncirculated

World War II was over and our coinage was still struck in silver, something that would carry on for just one more year. Starting with his Coronation in 1937, the Shilling had been struck with both an English and a Scottish reverse. So this 1945 English Shilling is the penultimate English Shilling to be issued in silver. Here we offer the 1945 Shilling in About Uncirculated condition. Remember these are still struck in 500 fine Silver.
£20.00
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George VI, Farthing 1939 Unc

King George VI, the Queen’s Father, had a short but turbulent reign. After all we had World War II, silver was taken out of our coinage and the British Empire was starting to break up. We have uploaded onto the website all the King George VI Farthings that we have in stock in Uncirculated condition. In all honesty, some are Brilliant Uncirculated, which is better than Uncirculated, but we are going to sell them all at one price. When your order arrives, we will give you the best grade that we have in stock. On offer here is the 1939 Farthing. This is a great series of coins and the smallest coin issued by King George VI, they were struck in bronze and in Uncirculated.
£10.00
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George VI, Farthing 1941 Unc

King George VI, the Queen’s Father, had a short but turbulent reign. After all we had World War II, silver was taken out of our coinage and the British Empire was starting to break up. We have uploaded onto the website all the King George VI Farthings that we have in stock in Uncirculated condition. In all honesty, some are Brilliant Uncirculated, which is better than Uncirculated, but we are going to sell them all at one price. When your order arrives, we will give you the best grade that we have in stock. On offer here is the 1941 Farthing. This is a great series of coins and the smallest coin issued by King George VI, they were struck in bronze and in Uncirculated.
£10.00
Picture of George VI, Farthing 1942 Brilliant Unc

George VI, Farthing 1942 Brilliant Unc

First issue (1937-48) Farthing of George VI dated 1942 with title IND:IMP.
£9.50
Picture of George VI, Farthing 1942 Unc

George VI, Farthing 1942 Unc

We have just bought a hoard of 1942 World War II Farthings in Uncirculated condition. They were issued under King George VI and all have part original lustre. They were put away at the time, but have mellowed over the past 76 years. No wear just a gentle mellowing of the lustre. 1942 was at the height of the Second World War and the Farthing with the wren on it, was the smallest denomination issued at the time. They are struck, in bronze rather than copper and have the bare head of the King on the obverse. Normally we would charge considerably more for this coin, but if we make a good buy, then our customers make a good buy. It is only fair that way. So for this issue only, or until sold out, you can own a 1942 King George VI Farthing in Uncirculated condition and at this price; we think they are very attractive to the collector.
£10.00
Picture of George VI, Farthing 1943 Unc

George VI, Farthing 1943 Unc

First issue (1937-48) Farthing of George VI dated 1943 with title IND:IMP.
£10.00
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George VI, Farthing 1944 Unc

King George VI, the Queen’s Father, had a short but turbulent reign. After all we had World War II, silver was taken out of our coinage and the British Empire was starting to break up. We have uploaded onto the website all the King George VI Farthings that we have in stock in Uncirculated condition. In all honesty, some are Brilliant Uncirculated, which is better than Uncirculated, but we are going to sell them all at one price. When your order arrives, we will give you the best grade that we have in stock. On offer here is the 1944 Farthing. This is a great series of coins and the smallest coin issued by King George VI, they were struck in bronze and in Uncirculated.
£10.00
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George VI, Farthing 1945 Unc

King George VI, the Queen’s Father, had a short but turbulent reign. After all we had World War II, silver was taken out of our coinage and the British Empire was starting to break up. We have uploaded onto the website all the King George VI Farthings that we have in stock in Uncirculated condition. In all honesty, some are Brilliant Uncirculated, which is better than Uncirculated, but we are going to sell them all at one price. When your order arrives, we will give you the best grade that we have in stock. On offer here is the 1945 Farthing. This is a great series of coins and the smallest coin issued by King George VI, they were struck in bronze and in Uncirculated.
£10.00
1939 Florin Choice Unc

George VI, Florin 1939 Choice Unc

Choice Uncirculated.
£45.00
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George VI, Florin 1942 Fine

Of all the denominations of King George VI, the Florin is the most difficult to obtain. The coins struck during World War II were made in 500 fine Silver. We have obtained a small group of the 1942 George VI World War II Silver Florins in Fine condition. It is both toward the end of the War and the end of our silver coinage. The coins are in Fine condition, nothing special but rather nice.
£14.50
Picture of George VI, Florin 1944 Choice Unc

George VI, Florin 1944 Choice Unc

Choice Uncirculated.
£45.00
Picture of George VI, Florin 1944 Uncirculated

George VI, Florin 1944 Uncirculated

We just bought a hoard of the 1944 King George VI Silver Florin, what was special is that they were all in Uncirculated condition. World War II was still raging and the coins were still struck in silver. You have the bare head of King George VI on the obverse and Rose with a crown, a thistle and a shamrock on the reverse. The Florin is the most difficult coin to get in high grade and all of these 1944 King George VI Florins are in Uncirculated condition. Well worth having.
£28.50