2022 UK Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II CBU 50p

First King Charles III portrait on CERTIFIED BU 50p


A UK 50p has been released to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II’s incredible life and reign, with a new obverse design featuring the King’s effigy for the very first time.

  • The FIRST UK coinage to feature King Charles III’s effigy by British sculptor Martin Jennings, personally approved by His Majesty
  • Released to honour the life of Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest reigning monarch
  • Features a reverse design taken the 1953 Coronation Crown, designed by heraldic painter Edgar Fuller and modelled by Cecil Thomas
  • Struck to a superior Brilliant Uncirculated quality and protectively encapsulated in official Change Checker packaging to preserve for generations to come
  • This coin is now in circulation - the first ever circulating coin to feature King Charles III's effigy on the obverse!

The Memoriam coins are now off sale at The Royal Mint, meaning this could be your last chance to own such a historically significant issue. But beware! Remaining stocks are limited and once they’re gone, they’re gone!

Order Ref 185/259W/3


  • Country of Issue: United Kingdom
  • Year of Issue: 2022
  • Denomination: 50p
  • Metal: Cupro-Nickel
  • Weight: 8g
  • Diameter: 27.30mm
  • Reverse Designer: Edgar Fuller and Cecil Thomas
  • Obverse Designer: Martin Jennings
  • Finish: Brilliant Uncirculated

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