20 June 2022
The collectable 50p celebrating the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has been released, with visitors to The Royal Mint Experience, in South Wales, being given the opportunity to strike their own Commonwealth Games 50p to mark the occasion.
With less than 50 days to go until the global sports event, new coins have been added to the collection celebrating each of the home nations with a privy mark added to the reverse design.
Visitors to The Royal Mint Experience, in South Wales, can strike their own Commonwealth Games 50p to mark the occasion.
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Nicola Howell, Chief Commercial Officer at The Royal Mint said:
“Birmingham 2022 is an exciting global event in Britain’s sporting calendar and The Royal Mint is marking this great occasion with a vibrant 50p design celebrating the hundreds of talented athletes, the host city and everyone involved in representing the UK on the global stage.
"As the countdown continues, we are delighted to add new coins to the collection celebrating each of the home nations, with the team emblem added to the original design.
"Complete with bespoke commemorative packing, the coins capture the spirit of support behind Team England, Team Northern Ireland, Team Scotland and Team Wales and we hope will be cherished by sports fans and collectors for years to come.”