20 Aug 2014
Supporting the centuries-old tradition of giving zodiac coins at the Lunar New Year
Now available – officially celebrating Glasgow 2014 for the nation
Scotland will have hosted the Commonwealth Games on three occasions, and on three occasions The Royal Mint has reflected the importance of the Games on the coinage, the last time in 2002. The Royal Mint has not struck a sporting themed coin since 2012, but for 2014 we unveil the official Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games 50p – created to celebrate the spirit of the XX Commonwealth Games.
You can make sure the sporting spirit of Glasgow 2014 endures with the official Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games 50p. Your coin is struck to Brilliant standard – with extra sparkle – and presented in a fascinating folder that tells the story of the coin’s design, explores the history of the Games and tells the unique story of Glasgow 2014.