Values of Coins of England and Great Britain

('Coins of the UK')

by Tony Clayton


36 - Royal Mint Sets


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It is stressed that the following prices are a guide only, and in UK pounds. I can take no personal responsibility for their accuracy, although every effort has been made to ensure that they have been copied correctly.

The information has generally been taken from the UK monthly magazine Coin News, and is reproduced by the kind permission of
Token Publishing Ltd, PO Box 14, Honiton, Devon EX14 9YP, UK


Proof Sets (excluding gold)


The following values are for the standard sets. A small premium may apply to luxury sets. Other sets do exist, but I cannot help with their value.

        Year    Proof
PS      1937   175
PS      1950    65
PS      1951    85
PS      1953    55
PS      1970    18
PS      1971    12
PS      1972    15
PS      1973    14
PS      1974    16
PS      1975    16
PS      1976    16
PS      1977    15
PS      1978    15
PS      1979    16
PS      1980    15
PS      1981    18
PS      1982    18
PS      1983    20
PS      1984    16
PS      1985    18
PS      1986    23
PS      1987    20
PS      1988    25
PS      1989    30
PS      1989bc2 45
PS      1989bcs 85
PS      1990    25
PS      1990 5p 20
PS      1991    25
PS      1992    30
PS      1993    35
PS      1994    32
PS      1995    35
PS      1996    40
PS      1997    38
PS      1998    36
PS      1999    38
PS      2000    35
PS      2001    35
PS      2002    30
PS      2003    45
PS      2004    30
PS      2005    38
PS      2006    40
bc2: Bill & Claim of Rights 2 pair
bcs: Bill & Claim of Rights silver piedfort pair
5p:  Pair of 5p coins in silver

Proof Gold Sovereign Sets


        Year    BU
GS4     1980    750
GS4     1981    750
GS4     1982    750
GS3     1983    350
GS3     1984    650
GS4     1985    750
GS3     1986    450
GS3     1987    325
GS3     1988    325
GS4     1989    950
GS3     1989    600
GS4     1990    875
GS3     1990    400
GS4     1991   1000
GS3     1991    450
GS4     1992    900
GS3     1992    450
GS4     1993   1000
GS3     1993    500
GS4     1994   1000
GS3     1994    550
GS4     1995   1250
GS3     1995    525
GS4     1996   1000
GS3     1996    525
GS4     1997    950
GS3     1997    520
GS4     1998   1000
GS3     1998    500
GS4     1999   1000
GS3     1999    500
GS4     2000   1000
GS3     2000    500
GS4     2001   1000
GS3     2001    500
GS4     2002   1000
GS3     2002    500
GS4     2003   1000
GS3     2003    425
GS4     2004    985
GS3     2004    450
GS4     2005    995
GS3     2005    450
GS4     2006   1095
GS3     2006    580
GS4     2007   1095
GS3     2007    580
GS4     2008   1495
GS3     2008    695
GS2     2008    315
Extracted from Coin Yearbook 2007. Please note that the value of gold has risen significantly since 2007.
The lack of a price means that I do not know the value, or if the set exists.
The 2008 prices are Royal Mint issue prices.
GS2: 2 coin set (usually sovereign & half sovereign)
GS3: 3 coin set (usually 2 to half sovereign)
GS4: 4 coin set (usually 5 to half sovereign)

Proof Gold Britannia Sets


        Year    BU
BS4     1987    800
BS2     1987    150
BS4     1988    800
BS2     1988    150
BS4     1989    785
BS2     1989    150
BS4     1990    800
BS4     1991    775
BS4     1992    775
BS4     1993    900
BS4     1994    825
BS4     1995    810
BS4     1996    950
BS4     1997   1000
BS4     1998   1000
BS4     1999   1000
BS4     2000   1000
BS4     2001    825
BS4     2002    850
BS4     2003    950
BS3     2003    400
BS4     2004    815
BS3     2004    395
BS4     2005    915
BS3     2005    415
BS4     2006   1145
Extracted from Coin Yearbook 2007 Please note that the value of gold has risen significantly since 2007.
The lack of a price means that I do not know the value, or if the set exists.
BS2: 2 coin set - 1/4 & 1/10 oz
BS3: 3 coin set - 1/2, 1/4 & 1/10 oz
BS4: 4 coin set - 1, 1/2, 1/4 & 1/10 oz

Proof Platinum Britannia Sets


        Year    BU
PBS4    2008   3275
PBC10   2008    225
PBC4    2008    549

PBS4: 4 coin set - 1, 1/2, 1/4 & 1/10 oz
PBC10: 1 coin - 1/10 oz
PBC4: 1 coin - 1/4 oz

Proof Silver Britannia Sets


        Year    BU
SPBS4   2008   115
SPBC1   2008    48
SPBC10  2008    20
The above are the Royal Mint Issue prices

SPBS4: 4 coin set - 1, 1/2, 1/4 & 1/10 oz
SPBC10: 1 coin - 1/10 oz
SPBC1: 1 coin - 1 oz

Silver Britannia bullion coins are worth bullion prices.


Uncirculated Coin Sets


        Year    BU
US      1953    12 
US      1968/71  2 (in blue plastic wallet)
US      1982    12
US      1983    25
US      1984    15
US      1985    15
US      1986    15
US      1987    14
US      1988    12
US      1989    18
US      1990    16
US      1991    16
US      1992    15
US      1993    15
US      1994    16
US      1995    15
US      1996    18
US      1997    20
US      1998    15
US      1999    15
US      2000    12
US      2001    15
US      2002    15
US      2003    18
US      2004    14
US      2005    15
US      2006    15

Extracted from Coin Yearbook 2007


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