The 50 Year Anniversary of the 50 pence piece | The Royal Mint

50 Years of the 50p

An anniversary coin celebrating the science behind the shape of the world’s first seven-sided coin

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The science behind the Shape

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History of the 50p

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Design your own 50p

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50p Mintages

Find out the number of coins issued into circulation in the UK here

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Kew Gardens 50p

Learn more about one of our most sought-after and collectable 50p’s

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Did you know?

We all know and love the 50 pence piece, but here’s a few fun facts you may not know...

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Collectable Childhood Characters

Some of our favourite characters on collectable 50p coins

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50p Coins

Discover the latest designs on our 50p commemorative coins releases

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50 Years at Llantrisant

As the 50p turns 50, find out more about the Royal Mint’s move to South Wales

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Decimalisation

Read more about the modernisation of British Currency.

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