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You'll need a magnifying glass to read the new Sherlock Holmes 50p coin

The Royal Mint has designed a new Sherlock Holmes 50p coin which features lettering so small it requires a magnifying glass to read it. To celebrate 160 years since the birth of the character's creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the Royal Mint has created a coin which features the profile of the famous literary character, complete with a pipe and deerstalker hat.

The 50 Year Anniversary of the 50 pence piece | The Royal Mint

An anniversary coin celebrating the science behind the shape of the world’s first seven-sided coin. 50p coin

2019 Royal Shield of Arms 50p Brilliant Uncirculated Coin

In 2019 the Royal Mint released a Limited Issue Royal Shield of Arms Brilliant Uncirculated 50p Fifty Pence Coin.

Paddington Bear 50p coins finally hit circulation this month

The Royal Mint has announced that two 50p coins featuring Paddington Bear are entering circulation this month, in order to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the character

2011 WWF 50p | The Royal Mint

2001 WFF Coin View it here

2009 Kew Gardens 50p | The Royal Mint

2009 the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew marked its 250th anniversary as a botanical garden and The Royal Mint was proud to join in the celebrations with a splendid commemorative design.

Olympic coin

Olympic coin

UK 1998 NHS 50p #ChangeChecker #50p #NHS

UK 1998 NHS 50p

This 50p coin was issued in 1998 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of health secretary Aneurin Bevan establishing the National Health Service in 1948.

Pentathlon Olympic 50p

UK 2011 Olympics Pentathlon 50p

Pentathlon Olympic 50p

The Boxing 50p coin, designed by Shane Abery, comes in a fun and vibrant pack, making the London 2012 Sports Collection a special set of coins for all the family.

50p Coin | The Royal Mint

In October 1969 the 50p coin joined the 5p (shilling) and 10p (florin) coins in circulation, leaving only the three copper coins - to be introduced on 15 February 1971 - to complete the new series of decimal coins.

Are the Beatrix Potter coins destined to be the rarest 50p's ever?

Are the Beatrix Potter coins destined to be the scarcest 50p's ever? - Change Checker

There is no doubt that the Beatrix Potter 50p’s have caused much excitement across the UK and we can see why they’re so popular. Collectors all over the country are checking their change right now in an attempt to find the Peter Rabbit 50p coin and are sure to do the same when the other coins…

Rare 50p Coins Commemorative various | 50p | Decimal Coinage (c.1971-Now)

Rare 50p Coins, Circulated, in good conditionPlease note that photos are for illustration purposes Click to view delivery information for this product on eBay... Show more details about this product and seller on eBay

2007 Scouting 50p | The Royal Mint

About This Design A fleur-de-lis superimposed over a globe and surrounded by the inscription "BE PREPARED", the dates "1907" and "2007", and the denomination "FIFTY PENCE".

UK 2006 50p Victoria Cross Award #ChangeChecker #50p #VictoriaCross

UK 2006 50p Victoria Cross Award

UK 2006 50p Victoria Cross Award #ChangeChecker #50p #VictoriaCross

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Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Christopher Ironside

2013 Christopher Ironside 50p | The Royal Mint

In October 1969 the 50p joined the 5p (shilling) and 10p (florin) coins in circulation, leaving only the three copper coins to be introduced on 15 February 1971 to complete the new series of decimal coins.

Amazon.com: Commemorative Coins: Collectibles & Fine Art

Online shopping for Commemorative Coins from a great selection at Collectibles & Fine Art Store.

75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain 2015 UK 50p

Our Coins | The Royal Mint

Discover the latest addition to our Royal Mint Coins Browse and buy online today.

Do you own the rarest 50p coin in circulation? #ChangeChecker #50p

Do you own the rarest UK coins in circulation? - Change Checker

Earlier this year I made some charts about Britain’s rarest circulating coins. They proved really popular on our Facebook page, so I thought I’d bring them all together for you here in one blog post. How many of these rare coins do you have in your collection? There were only 485,500 Northern Ireland 2002 Commonwealth…

UK 1998 50p Entry to EEC #ChangeChecker

UK 1998 Entry to EEC 50p

Issued in 1998 to commemorate 25 years of the UK's membership of the EEC. This was the first commemorative coin of the newly-sized 50ps.

50p - Single European Market 1992 Large Size

50p - Single European Market 1992 Large Size

50p Dolphin at Rare British Coins The 50p Dolphin coin was issued in Gibraltar. As the Royal Mint does in the UK, other British territories also issue their own special coinage and while it isn&#82…

50p Dolphin

Gibraltar 50p Dolphin at Rare British Coins. Find out what your Dolphin 50p coin is worth and compare it with others for sale.

London 2012 Sports Collection, the Fencing 50 Pence coin, designed by Ruth Summerfield.

50p Coin | The Royal Mint

In October 1969 the 50p coin joined the 5p (shilling) and 10p (florin) coins in circulation, leaving only the three copper coins - to be introduced on 15 February 1971 - to complete the new series of decimal coins.

2004 Roger Bannister 50p | The Royal Mint

The legs of a running athlete with a stylised stopwatch in the background and the value 50 PENCE below.

2003 Women’s Social and Political Union 50p | The Royal Mint

The figure of a suffragette chained to railings and holding a banner on which appear the letters WSPU, to the right a ballot paper marked with a cross and the words GIVE WOMEN THE VOTE, to the left the value 50 PENCE

The Wrestling 50p coin, designed by Roderick Enriquez, comes in a fun and vibrant pack, making the London 2012 Sports Collection a special set of coins for all the family.

50p Coin | The Royal Mint

In October 1969 the 50p coin joined the 5p (shilling) and 10p (florin) coins in circulation, leaving only the three copper coins - to be introduced on 15 February 1971 - to complete the new series of decimal coins.

The Sir Isaac Newton 50p coin marks the achievements of one-time Master of The Royal Mint, Sir Isaac Newton, who was pivotal in improving assaying techniques and refining weights and measures to an exacting standard never seen before, as well as undertaking pioneering work in the fields of physics and astronomy for which he is more widely known.

The Sir Isaac Newton 50p coin marks the achievements of one-time Master of The Royal Mint, Sir Isaac Newton, who was pivotal in improving assaying techniques and refining weights and measures to an exacting standard never seen before, as well as undertaking pioneering work in the fields of physics and astronomy for which he is more widely known.

The London Olympic 50p piece

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The London Olympic 50p piece

The Canoeing 50p coin, designed by Timothy Lees, comes in a fun and vibrant…

50p Coin | The Royal Mint

In October 1969 the 50p coin joined the 5p (shilling) and 10p (florin) coins in circulation, leaving only the three copper coins - to be introduced on 15 February 1971 - to complete the new series of decimal coins.

UK 2007 50p Scouting Centenary

UK 2007 50p Scouting Centenary

UK 2007 50p Scouting Centenary

It has been revealed that five million 50p coins that commemorate the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings in 1066 have been struck for circulation. The coin features the image of King Harol…

Will the Battle of Hastings 50p be the rarest coin of 2016? - Change Checker

It has been revealed that five million 50p coins that commemorate the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings in 1066 have been struck for circulation. The coin features the image of King Harold with an arrow through his eye, taken from the Bayeux Tapestry, which depicts the Norman Invasion of Britain where he was…

Celebrating 100 Years of Girlguiding UK

2010 Girlguiding 50p | The Royal Mint

Over the last century, the Girl Guides has become part of the national life of Britain. Today, the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts enjoys a membership of millions throughout the world, helping girls to get the best possible start in life.

1973 50p piece - "the hands" - to commemorate Britain joining the EEC

1973 50p piece - "the hands" - to commemorate Britain joining the EEC

Royal Mint 2012 London Olympic Games 50p 29 Coin Set with Album NEW Uncirculated | 2000s | Proof Sets/Coins

This is a 'Buy it Now' for an official Royal Mint completed folder which features the full set of the 2012 Specimen London Olympics 50p Sports Collection - 29 coins in total. The 29 coins are all in the original Royal Mint Packs of issue with the coins protected in a plastic seal. Please note: the Completer Medallion is not included in this set. Each 50p coin plus the medallion has it's own space in the Official Royal Mint card album as shown. The 50p coins include the following sports: …

Volleyball Olympic 50p

UK 2011 Olympics Volleyball Circulation 50p

The Volleyball 50p was issued as part of a series of 29 Olympic 50ps in commemoration of London 2012, with each 50p featuring a different Olympic Sport.

2006 Soldier 50p | The Royal Mint

The Victoria Cross is the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy. All who have received it have shown extraordinary bravery, many at the cost of their own lives.

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As the excitement of Glasgow 2014 builds The Royal Mint is proud to release the official Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games 50p, struck as a lasting reminder of the XX Commonwealth Games

2016 50p - Battle of Hastings

Stories | The Royal Mint

View the Latest stories and blogs from The Royal Mint

2005 Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary 50p | The Royal Mint

Celebrating the 250th Anniversary of Samuel Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language

2011 Triathlon London UK 2012 Olympic Games 50p Fifty Pence Coin Quite Rare | 50p | Decimal Coinage (c.1971-Now)

2011 Triathlon London UK 2012 Olympic Games 50p Fifty Pence Coin Quite Rare Click to view delivery information for this product... Show more details about this product and seller

Olympic 50p coins which ones are worth the most? | eBay

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Which ones are worth getting?With the London 2012 Olympics well and truly over people from all over the UK have snapped up the mint rare 50p coins. Some were printed more than others and some have become...

2000 Public Libraries 50p | The Royal Mint

When the Public Libraries Act received the Royal Ascent in 1850, Charles Dickens hoped 'that the books thus made available will prove a source of pleasure and improvement in the cottages

Great Britain's Olympic 50p coin for taekwando.

50p Coin | The Royal Mint

In October 1969 the 50p coin joined the 5p (shilling) and 10p (florin) coins in circulation, leaving only the three copper coins - to be introduced on 15 February 1971 - to complete the new series of decimal coins.

UK 2013 Benjamin Britten 50p #ChangeChecker #50p

UK 2013 Benjamin Britten Circulation 50p

UK 2013 Benjamin Britten 50p #ChangeChecker #50p

There is no doubt that the 2016 Beatrix Potter caused a collecting storm across the UK with collectors checking their change in an attempt to find a complete set of Beatrix Potter 50p’s. In f…

Revealed: Four new Beatrix Potter 50p coins - Change Checker

There is no doubt that the 2016 Beatrix Potter caused a collecting storm across the UK with collectors checking their change in an attempt to find a complete set of Beatrix Potter 50p’s. In fact the series has been so popular, the coins have dominated the news ever since they were revealed by The Royal Mint last year. And now,…

The Rowing 50p represents a sport that Great Britain excels in!

Stories | The Royal Mint

View the Latest stories and blogs from The Royal Mint

Beatrix Potter Set 2018

2018 BEATRIX POTTER 50P COIN SETS BUNC - ALL 4 X COINS | eBay

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for 2018 BEATRIX POTTER 50P COIN SETS BUNC - ALL 4 X COINS at the best online prices at eBay! Free delivery for many products!

Isle of Man 2011 - 50 Years of Yamaha - TT 50p - Proof Sterling Silver Coin

Isle of Man 2011 - 50 Years of Yamaha - TT 50p - Proof Sterling Silver Coin

To celebrate the 2011 TT Races, Pobjoy Mint has issued, on behalf of the Isle of Man Government, this stunning new proof sterling silver 50p collector's coin which commemorates the fact that Yamaha have taken part in the TT Races for 50 years.

Athletics Olympic 50p

UK 2011 Olympics Athletics 50p

Athletics Olympic 50p

NEW 2017 JEREMY FISHER & PETER RABBIT BEATRIX POTTER 50p COINS

NEW 2017 JEREMY FISHER & PETER RABBIT BEATRIX POTTER 50p COINS

NEW 2017 JEREMY FISHER & PETER RABBIT BEATRIX POTTER 50p COINS in Coins, Coins, British | eBay!

London 2012 Olympics - Equestrian 50p coin

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London 2012 Olympics - Equestrian 50p coin

The 2018 Mrs. Tittlemouse 50p coin has been issued to celebrate one of Beatrix Potter's most loved children's tales, 'The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse’. This is the first UK coin to feature Mrs. Tittlemouse and is part of the third series of Beatrix Potter 50ps; the 2016 and 2017 series proved to be extremely popular with coin collectors. Designed by Emma Noble, the design features Mrs Tittlemouse in the centre of the reverse of the coin. This coin has not yet been released into circulation.

2018 Mrs. Tittlemouse 50p Coin - Mintage: 1,700,000 - Scarcity Index: 30

This is the first UK coin to feature Mrs. Tittlemouse. It was issued in 2018 as part of the third series of Beatrix Potter 50ps.

The Aquatics 50p coin, designed by Jonathan Olliffe, comes in a fun and vibrant pack, making the London 2012 Sports Collection a special set of coins for all the family.

50p Coin | The Royal Mint

In October 1969 the 50p coin joined the 5p (shilling) and 10p (florin) coins in circulation, leaving only the three copper coins - to be introduced on 15 February 1971 - to complete the new series of decimal coins.

The 50 Year Anniversary of the 50 pence piece | The Royal Mint

An anniversary coin celebrating the science behind the shape of the world’s first seven-sided coin. 50p coin

The Cycling 50p coin, designed by Theo Crutchley-Mack, comes in a fun and vibrant pack, making the London 2012 Sports Collection a special set of coins for all the family.

50p Coin | The Royal Mint

In October 1969 the 50p coin joined the 5p (shilling) and 10p (florin) coins in circulation, leaving only the three copper coins - to be introduced on 15 February 1971 - to complete the new series of decimal coins.

Wheelchair Rugby Olympic 50p

UK 2011 Olympics Wheelchair Rugby 50p

Wheelchair Rugby Olympic 50p

The Football 50p coin, designed by Neil Wolfson, comes in a fun and vibrant pack, making the London 2012 Sports Collection a special set of coins for all the family.

50p Coin | The Royal Mint

In October 1969 the 50p coin joined the 5p (shilling) and 10p (florin) coins in circulation, leaving only the three copper coins - to be introduced on 15 February 1971 - to complete the new series of decimal coins.

WWF 50p coin - Indy 100/waldopepper/Flickr

If you have one of these 50p coins you can probably make a lot of money

If you have one of these 50p coins you can probably make a lot of money

Hockey Olympic 50p

UK 2011 Olympics Hockey 50p

Hockey Olympic 50p

The Royal Mint Table Tennis 50p London 2012

Stories | The Royal Mint

View the Latest stories and blogs from The Royal Mint

London 2012 Olympics - Judo 50p coin

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London 2012 Olympics - Judo 50p coin

2004 Isle of Man 50p Christmas Coin BUNC LAXEY WHEEL,COA Scarce | eBay

British Isle of Man Coins | eBay

Shop from the world's largest selection and best deals for British Isle of Man Coins. Shop with confidence on eBay!

Weightlifting Olympic 50p

UK 2011 Olympics Weightlifting 50p

Weightlifting Olympic 50p

Rare UK Coin

UK Coins

Rare and Collectable British coins

Goalball Olympic 50p

UK 2011 Olympics Goalball 50p

Goalball Olympic 50p

Isle of Man 2009 - 50 Years of World Championship Racing - Uncirculated Cupro Nickel Coin

Isle of Man 2009 - 50 Years of World Championship Racing - Uncirculated Cupro Nickel Coin

2009 saw Pobjoy Mint officially launched a 50 pence uncirculated cupro nickel collector's coin on behalf of the Isle of Man to commemorate Honda Racing’s 50th Anniversary of World Championship Racing.

Paddington Bear 50p coins finally hit circulation this month

The Royal Mint has announced that two 50p coins featuring Paddington Bear are entering circulation this month, in order to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the character

Isle of Man 2007 - Christmas 50p Coin Twelve Days of Christmas: Three French Hens Cupro Nickel

Isle of Man 2007 - Christmas 50p Coin Twelve Days of Christmas: Three French Hens Cupro Nickel

The Isle of Man is renowned for their long running Christmas 50p series and this year’s coins introduces the third day of Christmas from the popular carol, ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas,’ and features three delightful French Hens.

The complete Change Checker jer guide to the rarest coins in circulation

How rare is my coin? The Complete Change Checker Guide to UK Coin mintages - Change Checker

Have I just found a rare coin? It’s a question which collectors ask daily, and to help answer it, we’ve put together these charts listing each coin in order of its rarity. The Northern Ireland 2002 Commonwealth Games is the rarest £2 coin currently in circulation – in fact the four designs in the 2002 Commonwealth…

2012 Olympic Gymnastics 50p Coin

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You'll need a magnifying glass to read the new Sherlock Holmes 50p coin

The Royal Mint has designed a new Sherlock Holmes 50p coin which features lettering so small it requires a magnifying glass to read it. To celebrate 160 years since the birth of the character's creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the Royal Mint has created a coin which features the profile of the famous literary character, complete with a pipe and deerstalker hat.

The 50 Year Anniversary of the 50 pence piece | The Royal Mint

An anniversary coin celebrating the science behind the shape of the world’s first seven-sided coin. 50p coin

2019 Royal Shield of Arms 50p Brilliant Uncirculated Coin

In 2019 the Royal Mint released a Limited Issue Royal Shield of Arms Brilliant Uncirculated 50p Fifty Pence Coin.

Paddington Bear 50p coins finally hit circulation this month

The Royal Mint has announced that two 50p coins featuring Paddington Bear are entering circulation this month, in order to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the character

2011 WWF 50p | The Royal Mint

2001 WFF Coin View it here

2009 Kew Gardens 50p | The Royal Mint

2009 the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew marked its 250th anniversary as a botanical garden and The Royal Mint was proud to join in the celebrations with a splendid commemorative design.

Olympic coin

Olympic coin

UK 1998 NHS 50p #ChangeChecker #50p #NHS

UK 1998 NHS 50p

This 50p coin was issued in 1998 to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of health secretary Aneurin Bevan establishing the National Health Service in 1948.

Pentathlon Olympic 50p

UK 2011 Olympics Pentathlon 50p

Pentathlon Olympic 50p

The Boxing 50p coin, designed by Shane Abery, comes in a fun and vibrant pack, making the London 2012 Sports Collection a special set of coins for all the family.

50p Coin | The Royal Mint

In October 1969 the 50p coin joined the 5p (shilling) and 10p (florin) coins in circulation, leaving only the three copper coins - to be introduced on 15 February 1971 - to complete the new series of decimal coins.

Are the Beatrix Potter coins destined to be the rarest 50p's ever?

Are the Beatrix Potter coins destined to be the scarcest 50p's ever? - Change Checker

There is no doubt that the Beatrix Potter 50p’s have caused much excitement across the UK and we can see why they’re so popular. Collectors all over the country are checking their change right now in an attempt to find the Peter Rabbit 50p coin and are sure to do the same when the other coins…

Rare 50p Coins Commemorative various | 50p | Decimal Coinage (c.1971-Now)

Rare 50p Coins, Circulated, in good conditionPlease note that photos are for illustration purposes Click to view delivery information for this product on eBay... Show more details about this product and seller on eBay

2007 Scouting 50p | The Royal Mint

About This Design A fleur-de-lis superimposed over a globe and surrounded by the inscription "BE PREPARED", the dates "1907" and "2007", and the denomination "FIFTY PENCE".

UK 2006 50p Victoria Cross Award #ChangeChecker #50p #VictoriaCross

UK 2006 50p Victoria Cross Award

UK 2006 50p Victoria Cross Award #ChangeChecker #50p #VictoriaCross

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Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Christopher Ironside

2013 Christopher Ironside 50p | The Royal Mint

In October 1969 the 50p joined the 5p (shilling) and 10p (florin) coins in circulation, leaving only the three copper coins to be introduced on 15 February 1971 to complete the new series of decimal coins.