As such, investments in Bullion involve a degree of risk, which may make them unsuitable for certain persons. Before making any investment decision, you may. If you cannot find what you are looking for, call us on and we will be happy to help. Gold Coins · Gold Bars · Silver Coins · Silver Bars · Sovereigns. Country: Great Britain. Denomination: 1 Crown (5 Shillings). Metal:Silver. Year: Value:$K - $K. Buy Sell Collection Swap Wish. UK 5 Shillings. Today, small numbers of Crowns are struck to commemorate big moments in British culture. It is also coins with crowns on them first decimal crown or 25 Pence to be struck for the Queen. A wonderful thing to own or you could break up the roll and give them as gifts. We are offering these in Extremely Fine. History[ edit ] The first such coins were minted in 22 carat " crown gold ", and the first silver coins with crowns on them were produced in during the brief reign of King Edward VI. While this change was understandable, it has brought with it a slight confusion and a popular misbelief that all crowns have a five-pound face value, including the pre ones. There were NO silver, gold, piedfort or other strikes made of these coins, there were only made in honest, down to earth cupro-nickel.