As far as extremely modern coins go, these have quite an appealing design. They are also large enough to show it off really well at a whopping 38.6 millimeters in diameter! They were minted to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II's golden jubilee.
Some collectors really like these, and it keeps the values respectable. However, coins must be completely, absolutely, fully uncirculated in order to have value. Any coin with scratches or wear will be seen as unattractive to the niche collecting community of this type of coins.
There are two versions of this coin. One is struck in a non-precious copper-nickel alloy, while the other version is struck in silver. The coins have the same size and weight. If you are unsure what your coin is made of, a local jewelry store or coin shop can help you to find out.
The face value of these coins is £5 GBP, which is currently equal to $8.36 USD. Use a website such as TheMoneyConverter.com in order to find the current exchange rate.
The base value (BV) of the silver coins is equal to the amount of silver in the coins (0.841 troy ounces) times the current market value of a troy ounce of silver. Currently this is 0.841 x $19.88 = $16.72 US dollars. Use a website such as Kitco.com in order to find the current silver value.
worn: face value
average circulated: face value
well preserved: face value
fully uncirculated: $20 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: (BV)
well preserved: (BV)
fully uncirculated: (BV) + $30
Remember to read our Important Terminology page found at the top left in order to properly interpret the catalog values used on this page.