D-Day 50p

The D-Day 50p was issued by The Royal Mint to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings from 1944 to 1994.

d-day 50p

Designed by John Mills, the coin depicts the Allied invasion force heading for the beaches of Normandy, France and filling the sea and sky.

It has a large number “50” with the word “pence” underneath.

The Obverse of the coin has the Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Raphael Maklouf and is dated 1994.

D-Day 50p Coins For Sale

Latest eBay listings for D-Day 50 pence coins:

Pobjoy Mint 2019 1944-2019 D-Day 50p Silver Proof Coin

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D-Day 50p Commemorative Brilliant Uncirculated Large Size 1994 Royal Mint Pack

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1994 | Elizabeth II D-Day 50p | Coins | KM Coins

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GREAT BRITAIN - 1994 50th ANNIVERSARY OF D DAY - 50p COIN PRESENTATION PACK

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GREAT BRITAIN - 1994 50th ANNIVERSARY OF D DAY - 50p COIN PRESENTATION PACK

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1994 D DAY Uncirculated 50th Anniversary D Day 50p Coin Sealed

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1994 Royal Mint UNCIRCULATED 8 Coin Set D-day 50p Bank England £2

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1994 Elizabeth II D-Day 50p Fifty Pence | British Coins | Pennies2Pounds

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United Kingdom 1994 D Day 50p coin ex mint set BUNC

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1994 ROYAL MINT BRILLIANT UNCIRCULATED SET OF COINS - D-Day 50p + Bank £2

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1994 Uncirculated UK Year set 8-coin Sealed Royal Mint pack D-Day 50p

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Royal Mint UK 1994 YEAR SET, 8 COINS Presentation Pack BU ( SEALED ) D Day 50p

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D-Day Coin Specification

Diameter30 mm
Weight13.50 grammes
AlloyCupro-Nickel
Mintage6,705,520
Year of Issue1994

D-Day 50p Mintage

6,705,520 D-Day commemorative coins were minted and put into general circulation.

Special edition presentation coin mintage figures are shown below.

Presentation Pack

In addition to the circulated coins, The Royal Mint also issued this D-Day Commemorative Coin in a Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) presentation pack.

D-Day 50p Presentation Pack

D-Day 50p Silver Proof

D-Day 50p silver proof

Silver Proof Coin Specification

Diameter30 mm
Weight13.50 grammes
Fineness.925
Mintage40,000 *
Royal Mint Issue Price£unknown

* an additional 10,000 silver proof coins were authorised to be included in a 3-coin Silver Proof Set.

Example COA:

D-Day Silver Proof COA

For the more serious coin collector, The Royal Mint issued a Silver Proof (regular and Piedfort).

The Piedfort version weighs 27 grammes and had an issue limit of 10,000 silver coins.

Silver Proof Coins are in a small red presentation box, the Peidfort version box is blue!

Should include a Certificate of Authenticity (COA) card, as per the example above – not individually numbered.

Silver Proof coins are sometimes listed on eBay but sell quickly. Check below for any current opportunities to buy one!

This is a very popular coin to have in any British Coin Collection so no items may be currently available for sale.

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D-Day 50p Gold Proof

A Gold Proof edition of this coin was also issued in very limited quantities.

D-Day 50p Gold Proof

Gold Proof Coin Specification

Diameter30 mm
Weight26.32 grammes
Fineness.9166 22-carat gold
Gold content0.7800 Troy Ounces
Issue Limit2,000 coins *
Mintage1,877 coins
Royal Mint Issue Price£375

* an additional 500 coins were authorised to be included in a 3-coin Gold Proof Set.

Coin and Stamp First Issue

You may also find this coin in a coin and stamp the First Day of Issue presentation.

We found 2 designs, as below:

coin and stamp issue 2

coin and stamp issue

Battle of Britain 50p?

People sometimes get confused by calling this the Battle of Britain 50p. This was issued in 2015.

See our b page for details.