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Three pence turns into £30k.<br />
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An incredibly rare coin bearing the head of King Edward VIII that was struck before he famously abdicated has emerged for sale for 30,000 pounds.<br />
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The dodecahedron-shaped coin was an experimental piece produced by the Royal Mint after the death of King George V.<br />
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Edward automatically succeeded his father but abdicated before his coronation so he could marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson.<br />
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While commemorative Royal China was mass-produced to honour the new King, hardly any coins with his head on were created.