50 Years of the 50p 2019 UK 50p Silver Proof Coin |The Royal Mint

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50 Years of the 50p 2019 UK 50p Silver Proof Coin

Limited Edition 3,500

  • A Limited Edition Presentation of 3,500
  • A minting first – a 50p featuring a privy mark referencing the science behind its shape
  • High demand anticipated as the silver Proof 50p anniversary sets sold out quickly
  • An opportunity to purchase an individual 50p commemorative coin to mark this numismatic milestone
  • The perfect addition to the 50 years of the 50p celebration sets
  • Features Christopher Ironside’s iconic Britannia design inscribed with ‘NEW PENCE’ like the original coin
Price: £55.00
  • No Longer Available
  • Product code: UK1950SP

A special anniversary 50p celebrates the science behind the world’s first seven-sided coin


Introduced two years prior to decimalisation, the shape of the 50p heralded the revolution to come. Hugh Conway and his team drew upon their knowledge of precision engineering techniques to create the world’s first seven-sided coin. Even though it wasn’t circular, it still rolled smoothly thanks to its shape of constant width. As we continue our 50 years of the 50p celebrations, a special anniversary coin pays tribute to the science behind this radical design.

50 Years of the 50p 2019 UK 50p Silver Proof Coin

Denomination 50p
Maximum Coin Mintage 3510
Alloy .925 Sterling Silver
Weight 8.00 g
Diameter 27.30mm
Reverse Designer Christopher Ironside
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Proof
Year 2019
Pure Metal Type Silver
Shape 7 Lobed
Country Of Origin United Kingdom

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