2021 UK Discovery of Insulin BU 50p

2021 UK Discovery of Insulin BU 50p

** No longer available at The Royal Mint **

Commemorating an incredible 100 years since the discovery of insulin, a UK 50p has been released, as part of the UK’s Innovation in Science series.

Saving millions of lives around the world and triggering a century of diabetes research, the discovery of insulin in 1921 by Sir Frederick G Banting, Charles H Best and JJR Macleod was one of the greatest medical breakthroughs in history.

This 50p, designed by Iris De La Torre, features an artistic interpretation of the structure of insulin along with its molecular formula honouring a century of ground-breaking insulin research.

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Own the 2021 UK Discovery of Insulin 50p in superior Brilliant Uncirculated quality for £12.99 (+p&p).

What’s more, your coin has been protectively encapsulated in Official Change Checker packaging with that all-important hologram to guarantee its superior quality.

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Order Ref 185/261U/0


  • Country of Issue: United Kingdom
  • Year of Issue: 2021
  • Coin Diameter: 27.30mm
  • Coin Weight: 8.00g
  • Obverse Designer: Jody Clark
  • Reverse Designer: Iris De La Torre
  • Metal: Cupro-Nickel
  • Finish: Brilliant Uncirculated

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