Silver threepenny bits were issued between 1834 and 1944.
Although we sell many individual silver 3d coins to coin
collectors, we also get frequent requests for examples to put
"Silver thruppnies" in Xmas Puds ! Now there's a custom going back who knows how long. Most people over a certain age will remember when the practice was quite standard, even for many years after silver threepences were replaced by the brass coins. Many families used to keep a little store of them, but over the years these stocks have often dwindled.
We can supply silver three pence coins ! These are usually in decent circulated condition, though not up to the standards usually sought by numismatists.
They are quite cheap, and we sell them mail order in small
batches. See the options for online ordering below. Of course
also be bought over-the-counter in our shop (where from time to
have some odd cheaper batches available), or you can order in
normal way if you want to buy other things at the same time (see
to Order" below).
cannot recommend putting hard objects into food !
into a pudding obviously has the potential dangers of
or of swallowing/choking. You do so at your own choice and
Two. These coins
will not have been cleaned. Traditionally, people used to
coins in greaseproof paper.
silver 3d coins, including postage to a UK address. Not currently available
mail order, due to fluctuating silver prices. Normally
available in our shop.
|Twenty mixed silver 3d coins, including postage to a UK address. Not currently available mail order, due to fluctuating silver prices. Normally available in our shop.||£
|Fifty mixed silver 3d coins, including postage to a UK address. Not currently available mail order, due to fluctuating silver prices. Normally available in our shop.||£
Copyright Robert Murray 2007.
Page last updated Monday 18 March 2013.
5 & 6 Inverleith Gardens
Scotland EH3 5PU
Tel. 0131 552 1220
Tel. 0131 478 7021
|How to Order
Mail Orders are accepted by post, telephone, email, or fax. We accept payments by cash, cheque, Visa/MasterCard, Switch/Delta, and some foreign currencies.
Basically, we charge [the advertised price of the goods] plus [the actual price of postage] plus [£1 per order handling charge].
Full details can be seen at our How to Order page.
is open four days each week, and customers are always, of course, welcome.
We carry very wide stocks of the whole world - much, much more than is listed on our website.
Full shop information at this link.