2022 UK Alan Turing CERTIFIED BU 50p

Decipher the hidden codes on the UK’s first Alan Turing 50p!

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.

Order Ref 185/763X/3


  • 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

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