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  • Harry Potter is set to return to official UK coins as The Royal Mint launches a new commemorative 50-pence depicting spell-binding winged keys, this time in collaboration with Warner Bros. Discovery Global Consumer Products (WBDGCP).
  • Designed by Bella Biggs, the coin celebrates the magic of the world of Harry Potter and his friendship with Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger.

Thursday 21st March 2024:

The Royal Mint has today [Thursday 21st March] unveiled a new commemorative 50-pence coin dedicated to a ‘key’ moment in Harry Potter’s magical adventures, in collaboration with WBDGCP.

Skilfully remastered by Bella Biggs, the coin design is from an original illustration as seen in the U.S. editions of the Harry Potter stories by J.K. Rowling). The new commemorative 50-pence depicts Harry Potter demonstrating his prowess on a broomstick as he seeks to catch a winged key.

The coin pays tribute to the themes of friendship and adventure which are integral to the magic of Harry Potter’s story.

Rebecca Morgan, Director of Commemorative Coin at The Royal Mint said: “Following the success of The Royal Mint’s previous coin collection celebrating the much-loved first Harry Potter book, we are delighted to see Harry Potter make his numismatic return!

The Harry Potter books are a global phenomenon and have inspired a love of reading around the world, so it’s only right we celebrate these enchanting stories on UK coins. We encourage all collectors and Harry Potter fans to have their ‘wands at the ready’ to collect this special coin.”

Previous coins from The Royal Mint which celebrate Harry Potter depict Harry, Hogwarts Headmaster Albus Dumbledore, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and the Hogwarts Express.

The winged keys 50-pence coin will be available in Gold Proof, Silver Proof and Brilliant Uncirculated editions. The coin is also available in 1/40th ounce Gold Proof.

The coin is available to purchase from The Royal Mint website from 9:00AM Thursday 21st March 2024.

Harry Potter – The Winged Keys Coin

Commemorating an iconic moment within the adventures of Harry Potter with a UK coin that captures the boy wizard proving his skill on a broomstick.

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