Great Britain 3 Pence (Silver)  1937 to 1945
Great Britain 3 Pence (Silver) 1937 to 1945

These three pence are minted in 50 percent silver and each coin contains 0.0227 troy ounces of silver, giving them a base value of 0.0227 times the current price of silver (look it up, it changes every day, on web sites such as

For instance, if silver is trading at $30 US dollars per troy ounce, the value of one silver 3 pence is 0.0227 x 17.47 = 40 cents. If you have rolls of them, the value adds up quickly.

Collectors will pay substantially more than silver value if you have a coin that is fully, absolutely uncirculated. Add $10 US dollars to the base silver value for such a coin.

Also, dated 1942, 1943, and 1944 are more rare. Here are some catalog values for those dates:

3 PENCE DATED 1942 TO 1944
worn: $2 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $5
well preserved: $20
fully uncirculated: $60

Coin: 12978 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: John Fisher, Fri, 26-Oct-2012 21:46:18 GMT
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Requester description: 1937 GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX around head device. FID:DEF:IND:IMP 1937 THREE PENCE around petals with cross on shield in centre device
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