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Exchange Pound Sterling Coins

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1 GBP = 0.82500 GBP


Convert leftover Pound Sterling coins to cash: we will buy your Pound coins and will pay you out in Dollars or Euros. It's quick and easy. All British coins shown below are accepted for exchange on leftovercurrency.com, free of charge.

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Current Pound Sterling coins, in use in the United Kingdom


Two Pounds coin


One Pound coin

We accept for exchange: All 2 Pound coins with a similar design on the front side of the coin (oberse). There are may different versions of the reverse side, all valid for exchange. The year of minting is of no importance.

We accept for exchange:
All 1 Pound coins with a similar design on the obverse side of the coin. There are many different variations of the reverse side, all accepted for exchange. The year on the coin is of no importance.

2 British Pounds

1 British Pound

Fifty Pence coin

Twenty Pence coin

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Valid for exchange are all 50 Pence coins issued in 1997 or later. The design or the year on the coin do not matter, as long as the coins is dated 1997 or later.

All pieces of 20 Pence are accepted for exchange, no matter their design or year of minting.

50 Pence

20 Pence


Ten Pence coin

Five Pence coin

All 10 Pence pieces dated 1992 or later are valid for exchange.

We accept for exchange all 5 Pence coins dated 1992 or later.

5 Pence

10 Pence


Two Pence coin

One Penny coin

The Two Pence pieces valid for exchange are all those dating 1971 and later. If the coin is minted after 1971 it is valid for exchange, also if it has the words "new pence" on it.

One Penny coins accepted for exchange are those dated 1971 and after. Penny coins minted after 1971 are valid for exchange, also if they have the words "new penny" on them.

1 Penny

2 Pence


  • Because exchange transactions are typically limited to circulating banknotes, British Pound coins are not accepted for exchange by bureaux de change, bancs or foreign exchange offices outside the UK.
  • You can exchange all Pound coins pictured above using our online service. Convert them to cash using our quick and easy online exchange service. We accept both paper money and coins for exchange.
  • Pre decimal Pound coins and the large versions of the 50p, 10p and 5p coins are not accepted for exchange. Half Penny coins, discontinued, are also not accepted.
  • We do also accept commemorative Pound Sterling coins for exchange: 5 Pound coins and twenty-five pence coins are not much seen in circulation but we do accept them for exchange.
  • To exchange your Pound Sterling leftover coins or banknotes: Fill out our exchange form

To exchange your Pound notes click here


Exchange your leftover Pound Sterling coins:
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Can I also exchange Pound Sterling notes?

Yes, go to the Pound notes page

Can I also exchange Pound Sterling coins not shown on this page?

Other frequently asked questions

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Pound Sterling coins that we accept for exchange

  • coins two Pounds Sterling (2 GBP) 2
  • coins one Pound Sterling (1 GBP) 1
  • coins fifty Pence Sterling (0.50 GBP) 50p
  • coins twenty Pence Sterling (0.20 GBP) 20p
  • coins ten Pence Sterling (0.10 GBP) 10p
  • coins five Pence Sterling (0,05 GBP) 5p
  • coins two Pence Sterling (0.02 GBP) 2p
  • coins two new Pence, one new Penny
  • coins one Penny Sterling (0.01 GBP) 1p
  • commemorative Pound Sterling coins of 25p and 5
  • Pound Sterling coins issued by the Royal Mint
  • British Pound coins, English Pound coins, GBP coins, GB Pound coins, Pound Sterling coins
  • Text on circulating coins includes: Elizabeth II D.G. REG F.D., Decus et Tutamen, ich dien


  • exchange Pound Sterling coins
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  • GBP specie valid for exchange
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  • Symbols used on Pound Sterling coins include: portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, crowned lion, coat of arms of the United Kingdom, chained portcullis, ostrich feathers, crowned thistle, tudor rose, sitting Britannia

Did you take some Pound Sterling coins back from your trip to the United Kingdom? Would you like to exchange your leftover Britsh Pound loose change: we convert Pound Sterling coins into cash on your bank account or PayPal account.

To trade in your Pound Sterling coins for cash, fill out our exchange form and send it, along with your leftover coins and paper money, to leftovercurrency.com. Choose to receive payment in Euros or US Dollars.

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