|EDWARD VII SILVER THREEPENCE
|Edward VII Silver Threepence
|Edward VII threepence's where issued for circulation, but
were also some issued as a part of "maundy" sets.
The quality of the strike of Maundy set coins tend to be finer.
Maundy money where used traditionally by the Monarch to
distribute to the poor people in a parish.
The maundy sets consisted of a silver four pence, a silver
threepence, a silver twopence and a silver penny.
The number of poor people given these sets was equal to
the same years as the sovereign's life .
A matt finish proof threepence was issued along with the
regular maundy threepence for 1902 only.
|Courtesy of CNG