1976 British New Penny

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  1. Alicia728

    Alicia728 Member

    I'm considering selling some coins from my collection. I'm new to this and I'd appreciate your opinion on the worth of this coin. 20190707_033811.jpg 20190707_033831.jpg
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  3. Alicia728

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    Theres more...I am working on putting up a gallery but I'm posting the rest of my British coin here. Any and all input is welcome. 20190707_040031.jpg 20190707_035558.jpg 20190707_040405.jpg 20190707_035755.jpg 20190707_040511.jpg 20190707_035901.jpg
  4. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Hello Alicia.. Most older world coins are demonetized. As I stated on your other thread you can get them 4 or 5 for $1.00. Yours do not have much value.

    Peace :angelic:
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  5. daveydempsey

    daveydempsey Well-Known Member

    The 1P, 2P, 5P and 50P are spending money / pocket change so face value.

    The Two Shillings and larger 10P can be exchanged for face value in the UK

    The pre decimal Pennies I would regard as scrap copper.
  6. Bert Gedin

    Bert Gedin Well-Known Member

    Alicia728. I could be wrong, but I think all of them are fairly everyday. And I live in England. Britannia, seated figure on reverse, 1900 - 1967. I see the 1915 Wheat Penny averages at $3.50, but in certified mint state (MS+) could be worth $300. A rare 1933 penny, according to BBC News, was sold for £72.000. There were only 4 in existence. You could be lucky, but don't set your hopes too high ! :greedy: :jawdrop:
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  7. George McClellan

    George McClellan Active Member

    Nice sharp pitchers!:joyful:
  8. daveydempsey

    daveydempsey Well-Known Member

    Where is a Wheat Penny in that lot ?
  9. Bert Gedin

    Bert Gedin Well-Known Member

    Good question. The Wheat Penny is American, and not part of the equation. My mistake.
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  10. littlehugger

    littlehugger Active Member

    People do collect those.
    If you check on Ebay you can get an idea of the value of yours.
    Yours do look to be in great condition. That always adds value.
    But, as another lister said, these are often sold in bulk.
    My dad carried one of these with his birth year on it as a pocket piece. To the point it wore down to a smooth planchet. I replaced it for him.
    People like pocket pieces, and large coins. Perhaps you could make some cash by selling them to folks as a pocket piece with their birth year on it? Of course, if they are all dated in the 1800's there wont be many buyers!
    I always liked them, as I like big copper. And they were available cheaply. I could have bought complete sets at one time.
    Now? Their value lies in their metal content.
    The American cent is smaller. Made of pot metal with barely any copper. Yet it still costs more than a cent to make.
    So, those penny coins are prob worth more than face value for their metal content.
    But hey, check and see. You might have a rare one that would be worth selling.
    Good luck and God bless.
  11. Alicia728

    Alicia728 Member

    I'm not getting my hopes up, just having fun and learning lots! But somebody's gotta have a rare one kicking around somewhere! Why not little old me? no expectations, but
  12. Bert Gedin

    Bert Gedin Well-Known Member

    Alicia728. If you don't find a rare coin anywhere, you'll just have to be the rare one !!!
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  14. Bert Gedin

    Bert Gedin Well-Known Member

    Alicia728. We all share "the Hobby of Kings - and Queens !!!
  15. coloradobryan

    coloradobryan Well-Known Member

    68p if my count was correct.
  16. Devyn5150

    Devyn5150 Well-Known Member

    I like your 1955 Two Shillings Coin design. I’ll have to keep my eye out for one of my own.
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  17. 1827jim

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  18. 1827jim

    1827jim Member

    These 1983s only come from certain sets! Not found in circulation so far.
  19. Alicia728

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  20. Alicia728

    Alicia728 Member

    Yep. I should know better at this point
    Ah well. The almost heart attack was a lovely way to spice up my day a bit
  21. 1827jim

    1827jim Member

    Sorry I was not clear.

    I was making the point many people appear to mistake this common coin for something rare.

    1983 is the coin. Not 1971.
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