100th Anniversary of the BBC 50p
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100th Anniversary of our BBC CERTIFIED BU 50p


Marking an incredible 100 years of the British Broadcasting Corporation, a new UK 50p has been released to celebrate this remarkable milestone.

From the technology we couldn’t be without today, to the moments that bring us together, and unforgettable British programmes that last a lifetime everyone has their favourite memories of the BBC.

  • The launch of the first BBC radio station in 1922
  • The world’s first regularly scheduled TV service in 1936
  • Coverage of the Queen’s Coronation in 1953
  • Europe’s first colour TV channel in 1967
  • The iconic Live Aid broadcast in 1985
  • The launch of BBC iPlayer in 2007
  • Today’s visually stunning documentaries such as The Green Planet

And now the UK’s first 50p to commemorate the BBC has been released celebrating these moments.

The coin has been developed in partnership with the BBC, featuring a design commemorating the network’s global reach and impact.

Superior Collector Quality

The 2022 BBC CERTIFIED BU 50p has been struck to a superior Brilliant Uncirculated quality and encapsulated in official Change Checker packaging to preserve for generations to come.

This is certain to be one of the last issues to feature the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II and, as such, demand for this 50p is set to be high.

Secure yours today for JUST £4.99 (+p&p).

Order Ref 185/603K/0


  • Country of Issue: United Kingdom
  • Year of Issue: 2022
  • Denomination: 50p
  • Metal: Cupro-Nickel
  • Weight: 8g
  • Diameter: 27.30mm
  • Reverse Designer: Henry Gray
  • Obverse Designer: Jody Clark
  • Finish: Brilliant Uncirculated

Numismatic pieces should be owned primarily for collector interest.
The Westminster Collection does not offer them as an investment and makes no guarantees in terms of future value.