Sir Isaac Newton 50p

Isaac Newton 50p Coin
Isaac Newton 50p Coin

Sir Isaac Newton 50p coin

The Sir Isaac Newton 50p coin was released in 2017 to celebrate the achievements of a one-time Master of the Royal Mint, Sir Isaac Newton.

  • The only official UK coin to celebrate this scientific genius
  • Marking the 375th anniversary of his birth
  • Celebrating one of the most famous figures ever to hold the role of Master of the Mint, author of the single most influential book on physics ever written

The Isaac Newton 50 pence coin is available in the following presentations.

  • Circulated coins (in your pocket change)
  • Uncirculated * – purchased from a sealed bag of 20 coins from The Post Office
  • Brilliant Uncirculated – from The Royal Mint in a presentation pack
  • Silver Proof
  • Silver Proof Piedfort (double-thickness)
  • Gold Proof
  • 2018 dated coins – only available from The Royal Mint Experience Gift Shop

* whilst the Uncirculated 50p coins are often promoted as Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) condition, be aware that there can be some marks on them from bashing together in the sealed bag so they may not be perfect.

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2018 Isaac Newton 50p Strike Your Own (SYO) Coin

isaac newton 50p strike your own coin card 2018
isaac newton 50p strike your own coin card 2018

In 2018 you could Strike Your Own (SYO) 50 pence coin during a Royal Mint Expereince tour at their location in Wales.

The coin is dated 2018, versus all the other New coins which are dated 2017.

isaac newton 50p strike your own 2018
isaac newton 50p strike your own 2018

This makes this coin especially collectible by British coins collectors.

100 of these SYO coin cards were signed by the coin designer.

2018 Isaac Newton 50p eBay Listings

2018 Sir Isaac Newton 50p coins were only available to purchase by visiting The Royal Mint Experience in the UK. This is a rare coin and has sold for hundreds of pounds on eBay.

Isaac Newton 50p eBay BU Pack eBay

Is the Isaac Newton 50p coin rare?

Yes. The 2017 Isaac Newton 50p is the 6th rarest 50 pence coin in UK circulation.

Isaac Newton 50p Mintage Figures

  • 1,800,000 coins in general circulation
  • BU Presentation Pack (Brilliant Uncirculated) – unknown
  • 4,000 Silver Proof limited edition coins
  • 3,000 Silver Proof Piedfort (double-thickness) limited edition coins
  • 500 Gold Proof limited edition coins
  • 2018 coin from The Royal Mint Experience, unknown

How much is the Isaac Newton 50p worth?

People often ask is Isaac Newton 50p valuable?
With a low mintage of only 1.8 million coins released into circulation, the Isaac Newton circulated 50p coin has a price estimate of £2.75 to £3 on eBay UK site.

2017 Sir Isaac Newton 50p Circulated Coin

Example of a circulated coin from the 1.8 Million coins issued in 2017.

Sir Isaac Newton 50p Circulated Coin
Sir Isaac Newton 50p Circulated Coin

Brilliant Uncirculated

Sir Isaac Newton 2017 UK 50p Brilliant Uncirculated Coin reverse
Sir Isaac Newton 2017 UK 50p Brilliant Uncirculated Coin reverse
Sir Isaac Newton 2017 UK 50p Brilliant Uncirculated Coin Obverse
Sir Isaac Newton 2017 UK 50p Brilliant Uncirculated Coin Obverse
Sir Isaac Newton 2017 UK 50p Brilliant Uncirculated Coin Pack
Sir Isaac Newton 2017 UK 50p Brilliant Uncirculated Coin Pack

Brilliant Uncirculated Coin Specification

Denomination 50p
Alloy Cupro-nickel
Weight 8.00g
Diameter 27.30mm
Reverse Designer Aaron West
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Brilliant Uncirculated
Year 2017
Issue Price £10
Product Code UK17INBU

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Silver Proof Coin

Isaac Newton 50p coin 2017 Silver Proof Coin reverse

Isaac Newton 50p coin 2017 Silver Proof Coin Obverse
Isaac Newton 50p coin 2017 Silver Proof Coin Obverse
Isaac Newton 50p coin 2017 Silver Proof Coin
Isaac Newton 50p coin 2017 Silver Proof Coin

The Silver Proof Coin struck from Sterling Silver to a Proof finish has a limited edition presentation of just 4,000 coins minted makes this coin quite rare.

Silver Proof Coin Specifications

Denomination 50p
Maximum Coin Mintage 7,000
Alloy .925 Sterling Silver
Weight 8.00g
Diameter 27.30mm
Reverse Designer Aaron West
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Proof
Pure Metal Type Silver
Issue Price £50
Product Code UK17INSP

Add this coin to your UK Coin Collection.

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Silver Proof Piedfort Coin

Isaac Newton 50p Piedfort Silver Proof Coin 2017 Reverse
Isaac Newton 50p Piedfort Silver Proof Coin 2017 Reverse
Isaac Newton 50p Piedfort Silver Proof Coin 2017 Obverse
Isaac Newton 50p Piedfort Silver Proof Coin 2017 Obverse
Isaac Newton 50p Piedfort Silver Proof Coin 2017
Isaac Newton 50p Piedfort Silver Proof Coin 2017

Struck from Sterling Silver to a Proof Piedfort (double-thickness) finish, a limited edition of just 3,000 makes this coin extremely rare.

Silver Proof Piedfort Coin Specification

Denomination 50p
Maximum Coin Mintage 4500
Alloy .925 Sterling Silver
Weight 16.00g
Diameter 27.30mm
Reverse Designer Aaron West
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Proof
Year 2017
Pure Metal Type Silver
Issue Price £95
Product Code UK17INPF

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Gold Proof Coin

Isaac Newton 50p Gold Proof Coin Reverse 2017
Isaac Newton 50p Gold Proof Coin Reverse 2017
Isaac Newton 50p Gold Proof Coin Obverse 2017
Isaac Newton 50p Gold Proof Coin Obverse 2017
Isaac Newton 50p Gold Proof Coin 2017
Isaac Newton 50p Gold Proof Coin 2017

Gold Proof Coin Specification

Denomination 50p
Maximum Coin Mintage 634
Alloy 22 Carat Gold
Weight 15.50g
Diameter 27.30mm
Reverse Designer Aaron West
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Proof

The Sir Isaac Newton Gold Proof Coin is a Limited Edition mintage of just 500 gold coins.

  • The only official UK coin to celebrate this scientific genius
  • Marking the 375th anniversary of his birth
  • Celebrating one of the most famous figures ever to hold the role of Master of the Mint, author of the single most influential book on physics ever written
  • Struck in 22-carat gold to Proof standard
  • A Limited Edition Presentation of 500 coins

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