2020 UK Rosalind Franklin CERTIFIED BU 50p

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2020 UK Rosalind Franklin CERTIFIED BU 50p

The UK’s Innovation in Science 50p Series continues with the 2020 Rosalind Franklin 50p commemorating what would have been her 100th birthday!

English chemist, Rosalind Franklin sits right at the very heart of the story of DNA, with her ground-breaking research being central to the discovery of what makes us who we are.

Her legacy has now been celebrated for the very first time with the release of this UK 50p coin.

The Design

This innovative reverse design by Royal Mint graphic designer David Knapton pays tribute to this great British scientist and includes ‘Photograph 51 the X-ray diffraction image taken by Franklin, which was essential for developing a model of DNA.

What’s more, this 50p coin has been developed in partnership with King’s College London, where Franklin’s ground-breaking research was carried out.

Superior Collector Quality

You can secure this UK 50p in superior collector quality, protectively encapsulated in Official Change Checker Packaging for JUST £12.99 (+p&p).

Even the newest circulation coins will have marks and scratches, but today you can guarantee your coin in Brilliant Uncirculated quality the standard favoured among collectors.

This coin is no longer available at The Royal Mint, so secure this Brilliant Uncirculated issue whilst stocks last.

Order Ref 185/787L/3


  • Country of Issue: United Kingdom
  • Year of Issue: 2020
  • Coin Diameter: 27.30mm
  • Coin Weight: 8.00g
  • Obverse Designer: Jody Clark
  • Reverse Designer: David Knapton
  • Metal: Cupro-Nickel
  • Finish: Brilliant Uncirculated

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