Pictures of Coins of the UK

by Tony Clayton


Three Pence


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History of the Three Pence
Values of Three Pence


Quick find by reign:

Elizabeth I : Charles I : William and Mary : Victoria : Edward VII : George V : Edward VIII : George VI : Elizabeth II


Please note that as the images have come from a wide range of sources, they are not to scale relative to each other.


Threepence


Elizabeth I

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1562 3d

1572 Third Issue Threepence, mintmark ermine.
Tall bust, ear shows S.2566
Courtesy of AMR Coins


Charles I

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3d

Three pence, Aberystwyth Mint, 1638 - 1642
Shield reverse, mintmark book

Courtesy of Spink


William and Mary

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1689 3d

1689 Threepence
Scan donated anonymously


Victoria

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Victoria 1851 Young Head 3d

Victoria 3d, 1851 Young Head, reverse with 1551 error
Scan donated anonymously

Victoria 1868 Young Head 3d

Victoria 3d, 1868 Young Head, RRITANNIAR error
Courtesy of Jim

Victoria 1887 Young Head 3d

Victoria 3d, 1887 Young Head, reverse type 1
Author's Collection

Victoria 1890 Jubilee Head 3d

Victoria 3d, 1890 Jubilee Head, reverse type 2
Author's Collection


Edward VII

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1907 Maundy 3d

Threepence, 1907
Author's Collection


George V

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1917 3d

1917 3d, Obverse Type 1, Reverse Type 1
This reverse type was used for Maundy 3d coins from 1927 onwards
Author's Collection

1934 3d

1934 3d, Obverse Type 2, Reverse Type 2
This reverse type was used for circulating 3d coins from 1927 onwards, while the obverse came into use during 1926.
Author's Collection


Edward VIII

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1937 pattern 3d

Edward VIII 1937 3d
Courtesy of Dix Noonan Webb


George VI

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1941 silver 3d

1941 silver 3d
Author's Collection

1943 3d

1943 nickel-brass 3d
Author's Collection

1949 3d

1949 3d
The key date of the series

Courtesy of Martin Platt

1952 3d

1952 3d
Modified obverse

Author's Collection

3d edges

The edge of the nickel-brass 3d.
Top: Sharp corners 1937-1941; 1948-1952
Bottom: Rounded corners 1941-1949


Elizabeth II

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1953 3d

1953 3d
Author's Collection

1954 3d

1954 3d
Author's Collection

1958 3d

1958 proof 3d
Courtesy of Spink

1964 3d

Queen Elizabeth 1964 3d, reverse
Author's Collection


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Pictures of Coins of the UK - The Threepence
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