50p coins

Discover more about collecting 50p coins

Collecting 50p coins has become increasingly popular in recent years, with The Royal Mint and other organisations issuing 50p coins featuring a range of different subjects, famous figures and fictional characters.

Discover more about 50p coins issued in the UK and Commonwealth with our in-depth collecting guides. Highlights include:

Your guide to Peter Rabbit 50p coins
The much-loved character Peter Rabbit, created by Beatrix Potter, has hopped his way on to a number of British 50p…
19 October 2021
Your guide to the 2021 'Snowman' 50p
The Royal Mint has revealed the latest commemorative 50p featuring The Snowman, the fourth coin in the series…
18 October 2021
Your guide to the Jemima Puddle Duck 50p coin
The Jemima Puddle-Duck 50p coin is one of the most popular designs in the series of Beatrix Potter 50ps issued by The…
19 September 2021
Your guide to dinosaur 50p coins
The Royal Mint’s ‘Dinosauria Collection’ began in 2020 with a set of three 50p coins celebrating the discovery of…
16 June 2021
John Logie Baird 50p
The Royal Mint's third coin in its Innovation in Science series is a commemorative 50p coin celebrating the life and…
10 May 2021
Rare 50p coins
Which 50p coins are the rarest? How much are they worth, and are there any varieties to look out for? Find out more…
15 April 2021
Your guide to the Decimal Day 50p coin
The Royal Mint's Decimal Day 50p coin celebrates a British milestone – the 50th anniversary of Decimal Day – with a…
11 February 2021
Your guide to the Brexit 50p coin
In January 2020, The Royal Mint issued a special 50p coin bearing the inscription ‘Peace, prosperity and friendship with…
07 January 2021
Your guide to the Sherlock Holmes 50p coin
The Sherlock Holmes 50p coin has proved popular with collectors and fans of the TV shows and books. Find out more about…
06 January 2021

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