Alan Turing is famed for his leading role in deciphering Nazi messages during the Second World War — saving the lives of millions.
Now, this UK 50p coin features three codes of its own. Can you decipher them?
Codebreaking Coin Design
Spot the codes hidden on this UK coin!
Code 1. GEARS.GRIN.THAN — ‘What Three Words’ code for Cambridge University, where Turing studied
Code 2. ‘ONLY A FORETASTE OF WHAT IS TO COME’ — Turing’s quote in The Times, June 1949
Code 3. Matt Dent and Christian Davies — the coin designers’ initials
Serious Collector Demand Expected
Alan Turing joins the likes of incredible British scientists such as Stephen Hawking to appear on a United Kingdom 50p.
The Hawking 50p saw huge worldwide interest and SELL OUTS at The Royal Mint within hours of release, meaning demand for the BU coin surged! We fully expect the Alan Turing 50p to cause the same sort of rush.
ACT NOW to own the 2022 Alan Turing 50p in superior Brilliant Uncirculated quality for JUST £4.99 (+p&p), encapsulated in Official Change Checker packaging to preserve for generations to come.
2022 UK Alan Turing CERTIFIED BU 50p
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- Country of Issue: United Kingdom
- Year of Issue: 2022
- Denomination: 50p
- Metal: Cupro-Nickel
- Weight: 8g
- Diameter: 27.30mm
- Reverse Designer: Matthew Dent and Christian Davies
- Obverse Designer: Jody Clark
- Finish: Brilliant Uncirculated