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Started by BC Numismatics, September 23, 2009, 01:43:43 AM
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Quote from: translateltd on September 23, 2009, 03:51:16 AMPre-1860 copper farthings, halfpence and pence were demonetised on 31 December 1869, so if any were found in change a hundred years later, they weren't there legally and no-one would have been required to accept them :-)
Quote from: bilnic on September 23, 2009, 03:56:19 AMOK. That's my memory playing tricks with me. Thank you very much for that information.Bill.
Quote from: BC Numismatics on September 23, 2009, 01:43:43 AMBill, The last date for the British silver 3d. was 1944,but 2 examples dated 1945 have been reported.As for their legal tender status,this was removed in 1971 upon decimalisation.The only 3d. coins that are legal tender are the Maundy 3d. coins.Aidan.