Values of Coins of England and Great Britain

('Coins of the UK')

by Tony Clayton


Decimal Five Pence


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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

Coins of lower condition than BU have not been listed.


Circulation Issue


Type 1: NEW PENCE reverse, 24mm dia.
Year    BU
1968    3
1969    3
1970    3
1971    3
1975    3
1977    8
1978    4
1979    4
1980    3
Type 2: FIVE PENCE reverse, 24mm dia.
Year    BU
None issued for circulation - sets only; see below.
Type 3: Second Portrait, 24mm dia.
Year    BU
1987    1
1988    1
1989    1
Type 4: Second Portrait, 18mm dia.
Year    BU
1990s   2
1991    1
1992    1
1994    1
1995    1
1996    1
1997    1
Type 5: Third Portrait
Year    BU
1998    1
1999    1
2000    1
2001    1
2002    1
2003    1
2004    1
2005    1
2006    1
2007    1
2008    1
Type 6: New reverse
Year    BU
2008n   1
2009    1
2010    1
Type 7: plated steel
Year    BU
2011    1
2012    1
2013    1
2014
2015
Type 8: Fourth portrait
Year    BU
2015n
2016

l: large
s: small
n: new design

Uncirculated Cupronickel Issues from Sets


Coins from Royal Mint Uncirculated Sets are distinguishable from circulation issues and command a small premium.
Type 1: NEW PENNY reverse

No uncirculated sets issued prior to 1982
Type 2: FIVE PENCE reverse, 24mm dia.
Year    BU
1982f   7
1983f   5
1984f   4
Type 3: Second Portrait, 24mm dia.
Year    BU
1985f   2
1986f   2
1987f   3
1988f   3
1989f   4
1990lf  2
Type 4: Second Portrait, 18mm dia.
Year    BU
1990sf  3
1991f   3
1992f   3
1993f   3
1994f   5
1995f   5
1996f   4
1997f   4
Type 5: Third Portrait
Year    BU
1998f   4
1999f   4
2000f   4
2001f   3
2002f   3
2003f   3
2004f   3
2005f   3
2006f   3
2007f   5
2008f   3
Type 6: New reverse
Year    BU
2008nf  4
2009f   6
2010f   4
Type 7: plated steel
Year    BU
2011f   4
2012f   5
2013f   5
2014f
2015f
Type 8: Fourth portrait
Year    BU
2015nf
2016f
2017f
l: large
s: small
n: new design

Cupronickel Proof Issues


Type 1: NEW PENCE reverse, 24mm dia.
Year    BU
1971p   3
1972p   7
1973p   8
1974p   8
1975p   6
1976p   7
1977p   9
1978p   4
1979p   4
1980p   4
1981p   7
Type 2: FIVE PENCE reverse, 24mm dia.
Year    BU
1982p   9
1983p   6
1984p   6
Type 3: Second Portrait, 24mm dia.
Year    BU
1985p   7
1986p   7
1987p   5
1988p   5
1989p   5
1990lp  5
Type 4: Second Portrait, 18mm dia.
Year    BU
1990sp  4
1991p   5
1992p   7
1993p   5
1994p   7
1995p   7
1996p   7
1997p   7
Type 5: Third Portrait
Year    BU
1998p   7
1999p   7
2000p   7
2001p   5
2002p   5
2003p   5
2004p   5
2005p   5
2006p   7
2007p   7
2008p   5
Type 6: New reverse
Year    BU
2008np  5
2009p   7
2010p   5
Type 7: plated steel
Year    BU
2011p   6
2012p   8
2013p   8
2014p
2015p
Type 8: Fourth portrait
Year    BU
2015np
2016p
2017p
p: proof
l: large
s: small
n: new design

Silver Proof Issues


Year    BU
1990lsp 15
1990ssp 20
1996sp  25
2000sp  25
2006sp  25
2008sp  20
2008nsp 15
2009sp  15
2010sp  15
2011sp  15
2012sp  15
2013sp  20
sp: silver proof
l: large
s:small

Silver Piedfort Proof Issue


Year    BU
1990ssP 25
2008nsP 35
s:Small
sP: silver piedfort proof

Gold Proof Issue


Year    BU
2002gp  200
2008gp  200
2008ngp 200
2012gp  200
2013gp  250

Platinum Proof Issue


Year    BU
2008pp  250
2008npp 250

Extracted from Coin News September 2014

The lack of a value for a grade means that its value is little more than face, or that no firm price has been reached for recent issues.


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