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DATE

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[ST]  SILVER  3 PENCE 1880 - 1901

GRADE 

Price ()


VICTORIA

The change from 

Obverse 3 to Obverse 4

     

1880 - 1887 images of dates

   

1880 silver threepence 

Mintage 1,610,069

or Ex Maundy  4,488

Lower Mintage: Scarce

ST 1880 A Obv. 4  Bright - choice strike EF+ 150.00
ST 1880 A Obv. 4  Bright - Slightly softer strike EF+ 140.00
ST 1880 A Obv. 4 - Hairline scratch just above the 
base of Victoria's neck - otherwise Bright EF 60.00
ST 1880 A F?/Fine 8.50
ST 1880 A Fair/Fine 5.00

1881 silver threepence 

Mintage 3,248,265

or Ex Maundy  4,488

ST 1881 A F+-VF? 9.50
ST 1881 A F+ 7.50
ST 1881 A Fine 5.00

1882 silver threepence 

Mintage 472,965

or Ex Maundy  4,488

Very low Mintage - Very Scarce

ST 1882 A

A really choice coin - rare in this grade

EF+-pAS 195.00
ST 1882 A

Bright

EF-EF+ 145.00
ST 1882 A

Bright

EF 130.00
ST 1882 A

Bright with a hint of toning

EF? 85.00
ST 1882 A F/F+ 12.50
ST 1882 A Fair 6.50

1883 silver threepence 

Mintage 4,369,971

or Ex Maundy  4,488

ST 1883 A

Choice pale greenish tone

EF+-pAS 90.00
ST 1883 A

Bright

EF+ 65.00
ST 1883 A Obv. A slight weakness to Victoria's

temple - Possible lint or fluff on the die !

EF+-pAS 60.00
ST 1883 A

Bright

EF/EF+ 48.00
ST 1883 A VF+ 15.00
ST 1883 A VF 11.50
ST 1883 A VF? 8.50
ST 1883 A F+ 6.50
ST 1883 A Fine 4.50
ST 1883 A Fair 2.50

1884 silver threepence 

Mintage 3,322,424

or Ex Maundy  4,488

M3

1884

M

Choice dark tone

pAS 95.00
ST 1884 A

Bright

EF+ 80.00
ST 1884 A

Obv. Slightly weak strike           Bright

EF/EF+ 65.00
ST 1884 A

Bright

EF? 30.00
ST 1884 A Rev. A bit claggy VF/VF? 6.50
ST 1884 A VF? 6.00
ST 1884 A Fine 4.50
ST 1884 A Fair 2.50

1885 silver threepence 

Mintage 5,183,653

or Ex Maundy  4,488

ST 1885 A

Bright

EF+ 80.00
ST 1885 A

Bright

EF-EF+ 65.00
ST 1885 A EF 35.00
ST 1885 A Obv. Very slight scuffing on Victoria's 
nose and in field behind Victoria's head  EF 25.00
ST 1885 A EF? 20.00
ST 1885 A VF+ 12.50
ST 1885 A VF 8.00
ST 1885 A VF? 6.00
ST 1885 A F+ 4.50
ST 1885 A Fine 3.50
ST 1885 A Fair 2.00

1886 silver threepence 

Mintage 6,152,669

or Ex Maundy  4,488

ST 1886 A

Light green tone

EF+-pAS 90.00
ST 1886 A

Just starting to tone

EF+ 80.00
ST 1886 A Obv. Small pinhead indent on truncation EF-EF+ 55.00
ST 1886 A EF 35.00
ST 1886 A EF? 20.00
ST 1886 A VF+ 12.50
ST 1886 A VF 8.00
ST 1886 A VF? 6.00
ST 1886 A F+ 4.50
ST 1886 A Fine 3.50
ST 1886 A Fair 2.00

1887 silver threepence (Young Head)

Mintage 2,780,761

or Ex Maundy  4,488

The mintage shown is for the

combined amount struck for the 

Young Head & Jubilee Head

issues. 

The Jubilee head is far more

common than the Young Head

Possibly by 3 to 1

ST 1887 A Young head type                   Bright EF+ 110.00
ST 1887 A Young head type

Obv. Tiny edge nick 4 o'clock  Bright

EF+ 80.00
ST 1887 A Young head type                    Bright EF 60.00
ST 1887 A Young head type                    Bright EF? 40.00
ST 1887 A Young head type  Rev. Small edge nick

at 9 o'clock

EF? 30.00
ST 1887 A Young head type VF+ 22.50
ST 1887 A Young head type F+ 9.00
ST 1887 A Young head type  Obv. Small pin-head

 size edge nick at 7 o'clock

Fine 5.00
ST 1887 A Young head type Fair 4.00
For less expensive Young head 3ds - see silver bullion

Work in progress !

New coins and information

will be added when I have time

1887 and 1888 - 3 Obverse dies

Obv. 1  + on crown - 3 dots: 1 each side; 1 at top
Obv. 2  + on crown - 2 lines: 1 each side; dot at top
Obv. 2* + on crown - No lines or dots. BRITT. Not(:)
An Obv. 2 has now been found with 2 faint lines, NO dot
ST 1887 B Jubilee head 1 + A (D.1330)  Toned EF+
ST 1887 B Jubilee head 1 + A (D.1330)  Bright EF+
ST 1887 B Jubilee head 1 + A (D.1330)  Toned EF-EF+
ST 1887 B Jubilee head 1 + A (D.1330) EF
ST 1887 B Jubilee head 1 + A (D.1330) EF?
ST 1887 B Jubilee head 1 + A (D.1330) VF+
ST 1887 C Jubilee Head  2 + A (D.1331) EF+
ST 1887 C Jubilee Head  2 + A (D.1331) EF-EF+
ST 1887 C Jubilee Head  2 + A (D.1331)
Rev. Die flaw & edge nick 8 o'clock EF+
ST 1887 C Jubilee Head  2 + A (D.1331) EF
ST 1887 C Jubilee Head  2 + A (D.1331) EF?
ST 1887 C Jubilee Head  2 + A (D.1331) F+
ST 1887 D Jubilee Head  2* + A   [Unlisted] EF
ST 1888 A 1 + A (D.1332) Listed as unseen - RARE EF-EF+
ST 1888 B 2 + A (D.1333)   Scarce date
Date is clear bit wear to wreath, etc Fair/?

1889 - 3 Obverse  & 2 Reverse dies

Obv. 1  + on crown - 3 dots: 1 each side; 1 at top
Obv. 2  + on crown - 2 lines: 1 each side; dot at top
Obv. 3  As Obv. 1 but E of DEI to gap
Rev. A  Cross (+) patte is plain
Rev. B  Cross (+) patte has border
ST 1889 B 1 + B (D.1335) Fair
ST 1889 D 2 + B (D.1337) VF+
 ST 1889 D 2 + B (D.1337) VF?

1890 - 2 Reverse dies

Rev. A  Cross (+) patte is plain (See Davies)
Rev. C  Cross (+) patte has border  (See Davies)
ST 1890 A 3 + A (D.1340)  [scarce type] F/F+
ST 1890 A 3 + A (D.1340)  [scarce type] Fair?/F
ST 1890 B 3 + C (D.1341) VF+
ST 1890 B 3 + C (D.1341) VF/VF+
ST 1890 B 3 + C (D.1341) F+
ST 1890 B 3 + C (D.1341) F
ST 1890 B 3 + C (D.1341) Fair/F
ST 1891 A VF+
ST 1891 A VF
ST 1891 A VF?-VF
ST 1891 A F+
ST 1891 A F
ST 1891 A Fair
ST 1892 A F+-VF?
ST 1892 A F
ST 1892 A Fair
ST 1893 A Jubilee Head VF-VF+
ST 1893 A Jubilee Head Fair-F
ST 1893 A Jubilee Head Fair
ST 1893 A Jubilee Head Fair?
For les expensive quality Jubilee head 3ds - see silver bullion

1893 (Old head) and 1894 - 2 Obverse  dies

Obv. 1  A of REGINA to gap
Obv. 2  A of REGINA to bead
ST 1893 B Old Head 1 + A (D.1350)  
Rev. A couple of very tiny edge nick  EF
ST 1893 C Old head 2 + A (D.1351) Fair-F
ST 1893 C Old head 2 + A (D.1351) Fair
M3

1893

M 1 + A  (Maundy or currency ?)              Bright
* The field is slightly prooflike - more so than

the above currency coin we has in EF+

EF/EF+
ST 1894 A 1 + A (D.1352) F
ST 1894 A 1 + A (D.1352) Fair
ST 1894 B 2 + A (D.1353) Out of  
ST 1895 A VF
ST 1895 A F+-VF?
ST 1895 A F
ST 1896 A EF
ST 1896 A EF?-EF
ST 1896 A F
ST 1897 A EF
ST 1897 A VF+-EF?
ST 1897 A Obv. Small digs on head VF+/EF?
ST 1897 A F+-VF?
ST 1897 A F
ST 1898 A VF+
ST 1898 A VF
ST 1898 A Rev. Small metal flaw - top right VF?-VF
ST 1898 A F
ST 1899 A EF
ST 1899 A VF+/EF?
ST 1899 A VF/VF+
ST 1899 A VF
ST 1899 A VF?
ST 1899 A F
ST 1900 A EF
ST 1900 A VF+/EF?
ST 1900 A VF-VF+
ST 1900 A VF
ST 1900 A VF?
ST 1900 A F
ST 1901 A EF
ST 1901 A EF?/EF
ST 1901 A VF+
ST 1901 A VF
ST 1901 A Obv. Die crack 4 - 8 o'clock VF+
ST 1901 A VF?
ST 1901 A F+
ST 1901 A F
For less expensive quality Old head 3ds - see silver bullion

 GB Coin List

 Silver 3d (1) 

1834 - 1859

 Silver 3d (1A)

1860 - 1879 

 Silver 3d (2)

1902 - 1944