How much do you get in Maundy money?
Maundy money is struck in denominations of one penny, two pence, three pence, and four pence. Until the 18th century the coins given were from the circulating coinage, and it was not until the latter half of the century that the four Maundy coins developed as distinct, noncirculating pieces.
Is Maundy money worth anything?
Maundy coin sets are very rare; usually fewer than 2,000 sets are given, and this makes them incredibly valuable. Collectors regularly pay high prices for such a rare set of coins, with additional numismatic added due to being handled by the monarch.
Who is giving out Maundy money?
Maundy money is a tradition that dates back to the 13th century and sees the reigning monarch giving out money to deserving pensioners on Maundy Thursday. Keep in mind that the reigning monarch – Queen Elizabeth II – is the Head of the Church of England.