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British Money - Coins of Great Britain in Circulation

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These coins are currently circulating in Great Britain as money.

These coins are currently circulating in Great Britain as money.

Photo courtesy of Don's World Coin Gallery.

The monetary system of Great Britain is decimal based, with the primary unit of currency called the Pound. The names and relative values of the coins depicted above are, from left to right:

  • One Pence - 1/100 of a Pound
  • Two Pence - 2/100 of a Pound
  • Five Pence - 5/100 of a Pound
  • Ten Pence - 10/100 of a Pound
  • Twenty Pence - 20/100 of a Pound
  • Fifty Pence - 50/100 of a Pound (aka 1/2, or Half Pound)
  • One Pound - 100/100, 1 full Pound
  • Two Pounds- 200/100, 2 full Pounds

Please note that this listing only includes the coins in circulation. There will be paper money circulating as well. The One Pound coin of Great Britain changes reverse design annually.

Coin collectors who are looking for British Coin Values will find them at Don's World Coin Gallery.
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