1902-1910 - Edward VII - Maundy 3 Pence
The British threepence (3d) coin, usually simply known as a threepence or threepenny bit, was a unit of currency equaling one eightieth of a pound sterling, or three pence sterling. It was used in the United Kingdom, and earlier in Great Britain and England. Similar denominations were later used throughout the British Empire, notably in Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
Edward VII Silver Threepence 1902-1910
Edward VII threepence's where issued for circulation, but
were also some issued as a part of "maundy" sets.
The quality of the strike of Maundy set coins tend to be finer.
Maundy money where used traditionally by the Monarch to
distribute to the poor people in a parish.
The maundy sets consisted of a silver four pence, a silver
threepence, a silver twopence and a silver penny.
1902-1910 Silver, 1.9 grams, 18mm Diameter.
Threepence (British coin)
Years of minting: 1547–1970
Value: 1⁄80 pound sterling
Mass: (Silver) 1.20 g (Nickel-brass) 6.8 g
Diameter: (Silver) 16.20 mm (Nickel-brass) 21.0–21.8 mm
Thickness: (Nickel-brass) 2.5 mm
(1816–1919) 92.5% Ag
(1920–1946) 50% Ag
(79% Cu, 20% Zn, and 1% Ni)
Threepence (British coin) - Early 20th century
The currency threepence was issued for each of the nine years of the reign of King Edward VII from 1902. The reverse design remained the same, while the obverse showed the right-facing effigy of the king, with the inscription EDWARDVS VII D G BRITT OMN REX F D IND IMP.
3 Pence - Edward VII Maundy Coinage
Country United Kingdom
Value 3 Pence (1/80 LSD)
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 1.41 g
Diameter 16.26 mm
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑