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I have a georgivs del gra: britt: omn:rex coin 1916
I have seen images of these on ebay... but none with
what looks like a lion on a crown imaged on the back
the coin is fairly worn and silver

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Hi Pam,

Your coin is from Great Britain.  It could be either a 6 pence or shilling -- both have the same King George the 5th / lion atop crown design.

If it is 19.5 mm wide, it is a 6 pence, which contains .08 oz of silver, and will be worth about $2 in average condition.

If it is 23.5 mm wide, it is a shilling, which contains .17 oz of silver, and will be worth about $4 in average condition.

Either one would be considered a common date for the series.  Higher grade examples sell for significantly more money.

You can find ebay listings of coins that have actually sold here :
http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_odkw=1916+%286+pence%2Cshilling%29+-australia+-i

I hope this helps,

Dan

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My strong familiarity with all U.S. Mint coins, extensive reference library, and close relationships with many other dealers allows me to identify just about any coin made in the USA. I receive regular updates to all the current price guides -- both wholesale & retail -- to provide accurate values. So, with a good description or pictures, I should be able to identify and value any U.S. coin you have.

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I've been a coin dealer since the 1980's and a coin collector since the 1960's. I specialize in U.S. Silver Coins and have an active online website -- The Working Man's Rare Coins -- http://www.workingmancoins.com -- offering information and inventory in U.S. coins.

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