50 Years of the 50p

Celebrating 50 Years of the 50p

50 years of the 50p

On the 14th January 2019, The Royal Mint released the 50th Anniversary of the 50p coin sets at 9am to celebrate 50 years of the 50p coins, selling out in a little over 1 hour!

These coins are 2019 re-issues of some of the most collectible UK coins ever released, including the Britannia 50p, Kew Gardens 50p, Girl Guides 50p, Scouting 50p and Roger Bannister 50p

These coins are already appearing on eBay at higher prices.

See coins for sale RIGHT NOW on eBay.

50 Years of the 50p Coins

British Culture Set Coins

2019 50p

Base Proof Coin Set

Sold out at the Royal Mint. Low mintage of 3,500 Cupro-nickel proof coin sets.

  • 50 years encapsulated in a prestigious collection of 50p coins
  • Features designs drawn from the last 50 years
  • A low mintage of just 3,500 ensures this is a highly collectable set
  • Contains a 2019-dated Kew Gardens 50p – a highly sought-after design
  • Features designs by renowned artists Christopher Ironside, James Butler and Christopher Le Brun
  • Household limit - 3 sets per household

All 3,500 coins are SOLD OUT at the Royal Mint, try RIGHT NOW on eBay

Original issue price for the set £75 + Delivery

Royal Mint Product code: UK195CBP

The 50th Anniversary of the 50p BU Set Coins

50 New Pence 50p 2019

Classic image from coin designer Christopher Ironside depicting the national Great British icon of Britannia seated beside a lion.

kew gardens 50p 2019

Britannia 50p Coin Specification

Denomination50p
Maximum Coin Mintage3,500
AlloyCupro-nickel
Weight8.00g
Diameter27.30mm
Reverse DesignerChristopher Ironside
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
QualityProof
Year2019

The only coin from the 50p British Culture Set to be available as a single coin. Collect this coin by striking it at The Royal Mint Experience.

Kew Gardens 50p 2019

Kew Gardens 50p featuring the landmark Great Pagoda at The Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, encircled by vines.

kew gardens 50p 2019

Kew Gardens 50p Coin Specification

Denomination50p
AlloyCupro-nickel
Weight8.00g
Diameter27.30mm
Reverse DesignerChristopher Le Brun
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
QualityProof
Year2019

Scouts 50p 2019

Celebrating 100 years of the Scouting movement, first issued in 2007.

scouts 50p 2019

Scouts 50p Coin Specification

Denomination50p
AlloyCupro-nickel
Weight8.00g
Diameter27.30mm
Reverse DesignerKerry Davies
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
QualityProof
Year2019

Girl Guides 50p 2019

Celebrating 100 years of the Girl Guides, first issued in 2010

girl guides 50p 2019

Girlguiding 50p Coin Specification

Denomination50p
AlloyCupro-nickel
Weight8.00g
Diameter27.30mm
Reverse DesignerJonathan Evans & Donna Hainan
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
QualityProof
Year2019

Roger Bannister 50p 2019

Originally issued in 2004 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Roger Bannister running the first sub-four minute mile in 1954.

roger bannister 50p 2019

Roger Bannister 50p Coin Specification

Denomination50p
AlloyCupro-nickel
Weight8.00g
Diameter27.30mm
Reverse DesignerJames Butler
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
QualityProof
Year2019

The 50th Anniversary of the 50p Silver Proof Coin Set

Limited Edition 1,969 Silver Proof Coin Set

Low mintage of 1,969 silver proof coin sets.

Royal Mint Product code: UK195CSP

Sold out at the Royal Mint.

50 New Pence 50p 2019 Silver Proof

fifty new pence 50p silver proof 2019

 

Britannia 50p Silver Proof Coin Specification

Denomination50p
Maximum Coin Mintage1,969
Alloy.925 Sterling Silver
Weight8.00g
Diameter27.30mm
Reverse DesignerChristopher Ironside
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
QualityProof
Year2019
Pure Metal TypeSilver

Kew Gardens 50p 2019 Silver Proof

kew gardens 50p silver proof 2019

Kew Gardens 50p Silver Proof Coin Specification

Denomination50p
Alloy.925 Sterling Silver
Weight8.00g
Diameter27.30mm
Reverse DesignerChristopher Le Brun
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
QualityProof
Year2019
Pure Metal TypeSilver

Scouting 50p 2019 Silver Proof

scouting 50p silver proof 2019

Scouting 50p Silver Proof Coin Specification

Denomination50p
Alloy.925 Sterling Silver
Weight8.00g
Diameter27.30mm
Reverse DesignerKerry Davies
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
QualityProof
Year2019
Pure Metal TypeSilver

Girl Guiding 50p 2019 Silver Proof

girl guiding 50p 2019 silver proof

Girl Guides 50p Silver Proof Coin Specification

Denomination50p
Alloy.925 Sterling Silver
Weight8.00g
Diameter27.30mm
Reverse DesignerJonathan Evans & Donna Hainan
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
QualityProof
Year2019
Pure Metal TypeSilver

Roger Bannister 50p 2019 Silver Proof

roger bannister 50p silver proof 2019

Roger Bannister 50p Silver Proof Coin Specification

Denomination50p
Alloy.925 Sterling Silver
Weight8.00g
Diameter27.30mm
Reverse DesignerJames Butler
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
QualityProof
Year2019
Pure Metal TypeSilver

Limited Edition 1,969 all SOLD OUT at the Royal Mint. Try RIGHT NOW on eBay

The 50th Anniversary of the 50p Gold Proof Coin Set

50 years 50p gold proof coin set

Limited Edition 75 Gold Proof Coin Set

Extremely low mintage of only 75 gold proof coins.

Original Issue Price for the set £3,825 + Delivery

Immediately sold out at the Royal Mint.

Gold Proof Coin Set Specification

Denomination50p
Maximum Coin Mintage75
Alloy22 Carat Gold
Weight15.50g
Diameter27.30mm
Reverse DesignerChristopher Ironside
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
QualityProof
Year2019

2019 Britannia New Pence 50p Gold Proof

2019 Britannia New Pence 50p Gold Proof

Common Obverse of all Gold Proof Coins

2019 Common Obverse 50p Gold Proof

Britannia 50p Gold Proof Coin Specification

Denomination50p
Maximum Coin Mintage75
Alloy22 Carat Gold
Weight15.50g
Diameter27.30mm
Reverse DesignerChristopher Ironside
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
QualityProof
Year2019
Pure Metal TypeGold

2019 Kew Gardens 50p Gold Proof

2019 Kew Gardens 50p Gold Proof

Kew Gardens 50p Gold Proof Coin Specification

Denomination50p
Alloy22 Carat Gold
Weight15.50g
Diameter27.30mm
Reverse DesignerChristopher Le Brun
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
QualityProof
Year2019
Pure Metal TypeGold

2019 Centenary of Scouting Movement 50p Gold Proof

2019 Centenary of Scouting Movement-50p Gold Proof

Scouting 50p Gold Proof Coin Specification

Denomination50p
Alloy22 Carat Gold
Weight15.50g
Diameter27.30mm
Reverse DesignerKerry Davies
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
QualityProof
Year2019
Pure Metal TypeGold

2019 Centenary of Girl Guiding 50p Gold Proof

2019 Centenary of Girl Guiding 50p Gold Proof

Girl Guiding 50p Gold Proof Coin Specification

Denomination50p
Alloy22 Carat Gold
Weight15.50g
Diameter27.30mm
Reverse DesignerJonathan Evans & Donna Hainan
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
QualityProof
Year2019
Pure Metal TypeGold

2019 Roger Bannister 4 Minute Mile 50p Gold Proof

2019 Roger Bannister 4 Minute Mile 50p Gold Proof

Roger Bannister 50p Gold Proof Coin Specification

Denomination50p
Alloy22 Carat Gold
Weight15.50g
Diameter27.30mm
Reverse DesignerJames Butler
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
QualityProof
Year2019
Pure Metal TypeGold

Gold Coin Set Unboxing

The rarest of the series, only 75 Gold Proof Coins were minted. This is also the maximum coin mintage so these coins will not be released in any other presentation.

Watch the un-boxing video of COA number 11

World's First 7 Sided Coin

The UK 50p is claimed to be the World's first 7-sided coin.

A favourite amongst uk Coin Collectors, the 50 pence coin is fun to collect from circulated coins up to the exclusive gold proof editions.

The 50th Anniversary of the 50p coin sets include not only the familiar Britannia 50 pence coin design but also the Girl Guides 50p which was first issued in 2010 to celebrate the centenary 100 years of Girlguiding in the UK.

The Scouting 50p was first issued in 2007 to celebrate the centenary 100 years of the Scouts in the UK.

The Kew Gardens 50p, one of the UK's rarest coins, with only 210,000 in general circulation, issued to commemorate the 250th Anniversary of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, England.

The final coin in the set is the Roger Bannister 50p, which was first issued in 2004 to mark the 50th Anniversary of the 1st person to run the 4-minute mile.

The Kew Gardens 50p remains one of the most sought-after 50 pence coins by British coin collectors and is a large contributor to excitement and hype around these 2019 re-issue sets selling out in record time!