Queen Elizabeth II Royal Scottish Collection

Queen Elizabeth II Royal Scottish Collection

$64.95

The British design team that creates our coin sets is a leader in the field of nostalgic, commemorative and souvenir coin gifts. Using genuine pre-decimal coins, stamps and bank  notes no longer in circulation, they produce the ideal British souvenir and original gift ideas. This collection contains authentic pre-decimal coins no longer in circulation, including the farthing, half-penny, penny, the rare silver threepence as well as the brass threepence coin that was the first twelve-sided coin to be issued by the Royal Mint, sixpence, shilling, florin, halfcrown and crown. This complete pre-decimal set of coins is attractivelly illustrated by an in-house design team of Coinage of England and displayed in a handsome picture frame.

Description

Queen Elizabeth II Royal Scottish Collection

Assembled, illustrated and presented by Coinage Studios in England.

Complete set of nine original pre-decimal coins is set behind glass in an attractive wood frame, with fixtures for mounting.

Two St. Andrew shields flank a Scottish Rampant Lion representing the Scottish Battle Standard.

All coins in this collection were minted by and placed into circulation by the Royal Bank of Scotland. They were withdrawn from circulation when Britain converted to a decimal system of currency during the 1960’s.

 

The coins included in this collection:

Farthing  (1/4 penny).

Halfpenny. (pronounced  haypnee)

Penny. (known as a Pence).

(Silver) three-pence coin first issued in 1531 and was withdrawn in 1944. Replaced by a brass threepence coin.

(Brass) threepence coin was first issued in in 1937 and withdrawn in 1967. This was the first
twelve sided coin. ( pronounced Thrupnee” or called a “thrupnee bit.”

Silver sixpence.  Also known as a “tanner.”

Shilling. ( worth 2-sixpence coins)

Florin.  (two shilling coin)

Half Crown (a two shilling and sixpence coin).

Crown. (a five shilling coin).

Next denomination was a GUINEA, but this was not a coin. A guinea was one pound and a shilling, or 21 shillings.

This is a complete set of pre-decimal coins; a great gift for anyone who loves Scotland and appreciates its culture and long history that have been a strong influence on our way of life. It is destined to become an heirloom of tomorrow that will continue to appreciate as time moves forward.

Additional information

Weight1.36 lbs
Dimensions12.50 × 9.00 × 1.00 in