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  • 1937 George VI Brass Graded Threepence Obverse stack of 10
  • 1937 George VI Brass Graded Threepence Reverse
  • 1937 George VI Brass Graded Threepence obverse
  • 1937 George VI Brass Graded Threepence Obverse stack of 10
  • 1937 George VI Brass Graded Threepence Reverse
  • 1937 George VI Brass Graded Threepence obverse
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1937 George VI Brass Graded Threepence

This is a 1937 George VI Brass Threepence.

During this date there were two types of threepence; one made from silver and one from brass. 

The picture shown is of a brass threepence and is one of our sample photos. The coin shown may not be the coin you receive. 

Photographs shown may not be the actual coin and may differ in terms of grade, die numbers, design flaws and other minor details. Contact us if you require a photograph prior to purchase.

from £2.00

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Totals are approximate until metal prices are confirmed on the next LBMA fix.

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End of the Silver Threepence

One of the proposed coinage reforms of Edward VIII's reign (carried over to that of George VI following the abdication) was the introduction of brass threepence coins to replace the tiny silver issues which had been circulating for many years. The high cost of silver, in addition to the ease with which the tiny silver threepence got lost were factors in this decision. However, the silver issues continued to be popular in Scotland and the colonies, and so the two issues continued to be struck and circulated side by side until the end of the Second World War.


Portrait of George VI facing left.
Latin legend which reads:


Which translates to:

George VI by the Grace of God King of all the Britons, Defender of the Faith and Emperor of India


The reverse features a thrift plant with three heads, with name of the denomination above with date below.

The legend reads:



Spink Reference4,115
Obverse DesignerThomas Humphrey Paget
Reverse DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
Issuing Monarch George VI (1936-1952)
Mint / BrandThe Royal Mint
CountryUnited Kingdom
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EFEF£15.00Out Of Stock
VFVF£8.00Out Of Stock
CirculatedCirculated£2.00Out Of Stock
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Date Obverse Reverse Price
29 April 2019 Circulated Circulated £2.00
13 September 2019 EF EF £15.00
24 November 2019 Circulated Circulated £2.00
01 January 2020 Circulated Circulated £2.00
11 February 2020 Circulated Circulated £2.00
10 May 2020 Circulated Circulated £2.00
08 November 2020 Circulated Circulated £2.00
30 May 2021 Circulated Circulated £2.00
06 August 2021 Circulated Circulated £2.00
17 August 2021 Circulated Circulated £2.00
21 December 2021 Circulated Circulated £2.00
Terms & Delivery

Terms of Sale - Key Points

You can find more information on payment and identification requirements.

Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes, therefore some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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Delivery Information

We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 
  • International - Royal Mail International Signed / Royal Mail International Tracked / Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed For. Items sent via this method will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £15.

Orders under £60

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.
  • International - Royal Mail International Standard. Your order will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £6.

If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +441253343081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.

For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.

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Postal Insurance

We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

  • Orders < £1500 there is no additional fee
  • Orders > £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase.