Coin Type Specifications
Region: GB
Denomination: 3P
Diameter: 16 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Silver [50%] 0.705 (g)
Copper [50%] 0.705 (g)
Total Mass: 1.41 (g)

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Coin Type Coins
1927-1937 - George V - 3 Pence Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 3 Coins
Silver : 2.115 Grams
Copper : 2.115 Grams
Total Mass : 4.23 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Silver $249.755 $17.130 $0.551 0.705 g $0.388
Copper $2.091 $0.143 $0.005 0.705 g $0.003
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $0.391
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 3 Coins: $1.175
- Precious Metal prices updated on 09-26-2017
3 Example Coins Found...

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Coin Type Description
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COIN TYPE DESCRIPTION
Years Minted: 1927-1936
Mint Marks:
Denomination: 3P
Obverse Design: George V uncrowned bust facing left Lettering: GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP: BM
Obverse Designer: Edgar Bertram MacKennal
Reverse Design: three oak sprigs with three acorns and a "G" in the center. Lettering: THREE· ·PENCE· G YYYY
Reverse Designer: George Edward Kruger Gray
1920-1927 - George V - 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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GEORGE V SILVER THREEPENCE 1911-1936
Source: coinsgb.com

The obverse of the threepence is by Bertram Mackennal. The reverse of the first type of threepence is the same as the Victoria threepence with the exception of the date. The second type threepence from 1927-1936 has a smaller bust and a acorn reverse and is minted with .500 debased silver.

1927-1936 .500 Silver, 1.4 grams, 16mm Diameter

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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) - Early 20th century
Source: en.wikipedia.org


The reign of King George V (1910–1936) features several changes to the threepence denomination. As with all British silver coins, the silver content was reduced from sterling (0.925) silver to 50% silver, 40% copper, 10% nickel in 1920, 50% silver, 50% copper in 1922, and 50% silver, 40% copper, 5% nickel, 5% zinc in 1927, while the design of the reverse of the circulating threepence (but not the maundy threepence) was completely changed in 1927 to three oak sprigs with three acorns and a "G" in the centre, and the inscription THREE PENCE date. The inscription on the obverse throughout the reign was GEORGIVS V D G BRITT OMN REX F D IND IMP.

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3 Pence - George V
Source: en.numista.com

Country United Kingdom
Years 1927-1936
Value 3 Pence (1/80 LSD)
Metal Silver (.500)
Weight 1.41 g
Diameter 16 mm
Thickness 0.89 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References KM# 831

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