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Is my £1 coin worth money? When did the £1 coin come out? What does a new £ 1 trial coin dated mean? Everything you need to know. The pound is the currency of Jersey. Jersey is in currency union with the United Kingdom, and . In , copper 1⁄52, 1⁄26 and 1⁄13 shilling coins were introduced, followed by bronze 1⁄26 and 1⁄13 shilling in . The current notes depict Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse and various landmarks of Jersey or. WTH Elizabeth 1 Milled Silver THREE Pence. Milled or machine The first ever dated sixpence under Elizabeth 1st. Small bust type 1F, .. Immediately afterwards, there was a bill to bar Mary from the English throne. Interestingly.
Terry McElligott Rob; I too asked this question a while back and received the following information from Customer Services — The Special Blue Peter Edition 50p coin is not included in the circulation mintage figures because it was not issued into circulation. The coin had an issue limit of 50, coins but only 19, were sold.
I trust that this information will be of interest to you. I hope this is what you were looking for?
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Rob G Thanks Terry, this is exactly the information i was looking for! It is in fact far rarer than i had thought! It seems obvious now that it would not be included in mintage figures, as it was not issued into circulation, but it does seem odd that there is no mention of it anywhere….
Tom I have 2 Kew Gardens 50p coins and a large collection of others. Building a nice set Johnny Lassman I have a silver 1 pence coin.
Couple of hours later he sends me a link to here Dang! I ask because I have one of each! E R hi, we have just found a load of old BIG 50p and 10p coins — any suggestions as to what we do with them please? Garry Williams I had no less than 8 of those till the ex wife stole them of off me. Christopher Benson The Royal mint trial edition was the first bimetallic uk coin with a very low mintage primarily for vending machine calibration. I can send pics. The coin was only issued in Scotland, with the rest of the Uk, having a coin to celebrate the Tercentenary of the Bill of Rights.
Tom Owens What do I do now?
I have every one on the chart plus more. And what do I do with the coins? The funs kinda gone now as there is no more to find so do I keep them in hope they will be worth more in the future? Could this make it really rare? Could it be worth a lot?? Matthew What you likely have there is a forgery. Many are hitting ebay at the moment. There was one introduced to celebrate the Trecentenary of the Bill of Rights. Scotland had their own specially minted version,celebrating their Claim of Rights Bill.
That coin,i believe to be even rarer or of similar mintage to the Kew Gardens 50p. The coin was only made available in the small presentation packs, and was unique to Scotland, never released in the rest of the UK. There is a strange, S-shaped raise just under the word queen.
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I thought maybe it was a printing mistake, but I can find no record of such an error anywhere. I had forgotten all about my Q as it was nearly a year ago, I have 4 such coins and had placed them in my glass cabinet and forgot all about them, so when you replied I quickly went to check on them and found that three of them had upside down writing on the edge.
The and issues were round, with a dodecagonal version introduced in All had the same composition and size as the corresponding British coins. The reverse of the first issue of decimal coinage bore the coat of arms of Jersey as had previous coins.
A square 1 pound coin was issued in circulation in to mark the bicentenary of the Battle of Jersey. The square pound could not be accepted by vending machines and was not issued after although it remains in circulation today. When the rest of the British Isles started to introduce a standardised pound coin inJersey changed to a round coin to match.
The square version although rare is still used in the islands. Neither round nor square versions of the coin are as common in Jersey as the 1 pound note. Untila large number of bodies and individuals in Jersey issued their own banknotes. The parishes of Jersey issued notes, as did the Vingtaine de la Ville.