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Great Britain 6 Pence and Shilling  1825 to 1829
Great Britain 6 Pence and Shilling 1825 to 1829

The toning on this silver coin is so strong, it looks like a copper piece. But it is silver, stained naturally over the years by atmospheric impurities. It is a beautiful specimen, in my opinion. But many collectors shun toned coins.

CoinQuest thanks British coin expert Tony Clayton for use of his coin image.

Our listings quote approximate catalog values for these coins, which look the same and differ only in size and weigth.

SIX PENCE (19 mm diameter, 0.08 troy ounces silver)
worn: $8 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $25
well preserved: $120
fully uncirculated: $350
six pence dated 1827 catalog at $400 in well preserved condition

SHILLING (22 mm diameter, 0.17 troy ounces silver)
worn: $14 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $40
well preserved: $150
fully uncirculated: $400
shillings dated 1827 catalog at $350 in well preserved condition

Use our Important Terminology page to convert these values to actual buy and sell values.

Coin: 9128 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Keri, Sun, 16-Oct-2011 00:39:06 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Tue, 02-Oct-2012 01:54:53 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Sat, 11-Apr-2015 14:25:37 GMT
Requester description: 1826 Side 1: BRITANNIARUM Rex FIDEI DEFENSOR Side 2: GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA - 1826 -
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