Coin and Paper Money Collecting/penny coin


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

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 :

I hope this helps,


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