Coin Specifications

Region: GB  
Denomination: 3P  
Diameter: 16.26 (mm)  

Coin Metal Composition:

Silver [92.5%] 1.30425 (g)
Copper [7.5%] 0.10575 (g)
Total Mass: 1.41 (g)

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1893-1901 - Victoria - Maundy 3 Pence

GB 1897 3 Pence Coin Description

GB 1897  Silver 3 Pence ( 3P ) - Obverse
OBVERSE
Obverse
GB 1897  Silver 3 Pence ( 3P ) - Reverse
REVERSE
Reverse



COIN DESCRIPTION
Coin Mass: 1.41 GRAMS    [View Coin Metal Melt Value]
Diameter: 16.26 (mm)
Mint Year: 1897
Mint Mark:
Coin Name: Silver 3 Pence
Coin Rating:
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Obscure Finds Coin Collection (OFCC) has reviewed this item ( OFCC Coin ID:241.1265 GB 1897 3P ) and has given the item a grade of UNGRADED with serial number of: | OFCC:241.1265
Coin Grade:
OFCC - UNGRADED
Grade Serial:
OFCC Serial: 241.1265
Face Value:
( GB)
0.03
Attributes:
Coin Notes:
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Coin Type Description:

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COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION
Years Minted: 1893-1901
Mint Marks:
Denomination: 3P
Obverse Design: Crowned and veiled bust, facing left - Lettering: VICTORIA·DEI·GRA·BRITT·REGINA·FID·DEF IND·IMP· TB
Obverse Designer: Thomas Brock
Reverse Design: Crowned denomination within oak wreath Lettering: YE 3 AR
Reverse Designer:
1893-1901 - Victoria - Maundy 3 Pence

The British threepence (3d) coin, usually simply known as a threepence or threepenny bit, was a unit of currency equaling one eightieth of a pound sterling, or three pence sterling. It was used in the United Kingdom, and earlier in Great Britain and England. Similar denominations were later used throughout the British Empire, notably in Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.

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1893 Victoria Silver Threepence Variations
Source: worldorcoins.eu

1. 1893 - KM#758 - Jubilee Head - open 3
2. 1893 - KM#758 - Jubilee Head - closed 3
3. 1893 - KM#777 - Old/Veiled Head

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Victoria Silver Threepence "Old Head" 1893-1901
Source: coinsgb.com

Some silver threepence coins were issued for currency
and some as Maundy sets. The quality of the strike of
Maundy set coins tend to be finer.

The old head was designed by Sir Thomas Brock but engraved by
George William de Saulles.

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Threepence (British coin)
Source: en.wikipedia.org

Years of minting: 1547–1970
Value: 1⁄80 pound sterling
Mass: (Silver) 1.20 g (Nickel-brass) 6.8 g
Diameter: (Silver) 16.20 mm (Nickel-brass) 21.0–21.8 mm
Thickness: (Nickel-brass) 2.5 mm
Edge: Plain
Compositions:
(1816–1919) 92.5% Ag
(1920–1946) 50% Ag
(1937–1970) Nickel-brass
(79% Cu, 20% Zn, and 1% Ni)

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Threepence (British coin) - Queen Victoria
Source: en.wikipedia.org

During the reign of Queen Victoria, threepences were produced both for maundy use and for normal circulation in all years between 1838 and 1901 except 1847, 1848, and 1852

Threepences were produced with the "old head" (1893–1901) are inscribed VICTORIA DEI GRA BRITT REGINA FID DEF IND IMP.

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3 Pence - Victoria 3rd portrait; Maundy Coinage
Source: en.numista.com

Features
KM# 777
Country United Kingdom
Years 1893-1901
Value 3 Pence (1/80 LSD)
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 1.41 g
Diameter 16.26 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes

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