Since its introduction in 1969 the 50p has become the UK’s most-collected coin.
It was the first heptagonal-shaped coin to be issued and was the only such coin in circulation in the world, making it a numismatic first.
Today, you can secure the original 1969 50p and the 2019 50th Anniversary of the 50p coin for your collection with the United Kingdom Britannia 50p Pair.
Your Britannia 50ps
The 1969 50p Britannia Definitive features Christopher Ironside’s iconic design of Britannia, seated beside a lion, with a trident in her right hand and olive branch in her left.
In 2019, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 50p, The Royal Mint issued a brand new 50p, which gives a seriously nostalgic nod to one of Britain’s favourite ever coins – with a clever twist.
The Official 50th Anniversary 50p coin features a never-before-seen mintmark, a 50p minting first and the original denomination of ‘NEW PENCE’ inscribed – this has not been seen on a coin since 1981!
Secure yours today
As 2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of the 50p, this Britannia 50p pair commemorates this special anniversary, celebrating the history behind the very first heptagonal-shaped coin and the engineering behind it.
Struck to a superior Brilliant Uncirculated quality, your 2019 50th Anniversary of the 50p Coin has been protectively encapsulated and certified by Change Checker. Your original 1969 Britannia 50p comes presented in Change Checker premium packaging.
Don’t miss out on your chance to add these historic 50ps to your collection for just £12.99 (+p&p). Secure yours now! >>
1969 and 2019 Britannia 50p Pair
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- Country of Issue: United Kingdom
- Year of Issue: 1969/2019
- Coin Diameter: 30mm/27.30mm
- Coin Weight: 13.5g/8g
- Obverse Designer: Arnold Machin/Jody Clark
- Reverse Designer: Christopher Ironside
- Metal: Cupro-Nickel
- Finish: Circulated/Brilliant Uncirculated