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:

Star Wars 50p coins - Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia
The third coin in The Royal Mint's Star Wars 50p collection has been released. Find out more about the coin and how you…
22 November 2023
New 50p coin to mark Windrush 75
The Royal Mint has marked the 75th anniversary of HMT Empire Windrush arriving in the UK by collaborating with…
19 June 2023
75 Years of the Windrush Generation 50p
The Royal Mint will issue a special 50p in 2023 dedicated to the 'Windrush Generation', the many Commonwealth citizens…
07 January 2023
75 Years of the National Health Service 50p
The National Health Service is set to be celebrated on a special 50p coin in 2023, issued by The Royal Mint. Find out…
06 January 2023
Your guide to Harry Potter 50p coins
The stories of Harry Potter are popular right around the world, so it's no surprise that there is a growing range of…
09 November 2022
Your guide to the '100 Years of Our BBC' 50p coin
The centenary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has been celebrated with the release of a collectable 50p…
10 October 2022
Your guide to the first King Charles III 50p
Discover more about the first 50p coin to feature the effigy of King Charles II, which is set to be entered into…
30 September 2022
Your guide to the Alan Turing 50p
The Royal Mint issued a 50p to celebrate the life and work of Alan Turing, the ‘father of computing’ whose achievements…
07 July 2022
Ratburger 50p latest in series
Pobjoy Mint has revealed the design of the fifth coin in the series of 50 pence coins featuring The World of David…
01 July 2022

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