Great Britain 1887 6 pence KM-760

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This type, struck 1887-93, superseded the young head type struck 1838-87 in various styles. Both were issued in 1887 but the Jubilee head is much more common.

Recorded mintage: 3,676,000 (including young head) plus proofs.

Specification: 3.01 g, .925 fine silver, .089 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: S-3929, KM-760.


  • Bressett, Kenneth E., A Guide Book of English Coins, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1962.
  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.
  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.

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