What is the crown icon in the top right of images?

By on 3rd March 2017

The crown icon at the top of some coin images is accompanied by a bronze, silver or gold border/background and indicates that the coin is currently in more demand and usually worth more than face value. Gold coins currently sell for the most and/or are quite hard to find, silver coins are not as expensive as gold coins and bronze status coins are often just slightly more than face value.

The Check Your Change admin is Mr C H Perkins, publisher of numismatic publications in printed and eBook format. Author of "Collectors' Coins - Decimal Issues of the UK" and other books on British coins and related subjects.

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