Pictures of Coins of the UK

by Tony Clayton


Decimal Fifty Pence Coins


The Decimal Twenty Pence <<-- : -->> The Decimal Pound
History of the Decimal Fifty Pence
Values of the Decimal Fifty Pence


Decimal Fifty Pence


Large Types

1972 50p

1972 proof fifty pence, Britannia reverse
This date is only found in proof condition, and was not issued for circulation

1973 EEC 50p

1973 fifty pence, EEC reverse

1992 EEC 50p

1992/3 proof fifty pence, UK Chairmanship of EEC reverse

1994 D-Day 50p

1994 fifty pence, D-Day reverse


Small Types

50p Britannia

1997 fifty pence

1998 50p

1998 50p, EU reverse

50p NHS reverse

1998 50p, NHS reverse

2000 50p

2000 50p, British Library reverse

50p Suffragette reverse

Proof 2003 50p, Suffragette reverse

50p Roger Bannister reverse

2004 50p, Roger Bannister reverse
It is very difficult to get a good scan from such a smooth coin.

50p Dictionary reverse

2005 50p, Johnson's Dictionary reverse

50p VC reverse

2006 proof 50p, Victoria Cross reverse

50p VC 2nd reverse

2006 proof 50p, Heroic Acts reverse

50p normal reverse

2006 50p, Britannia reverse

50p Scouts reverse

2007 50p, Scouts reverse

50p new reverse

2008 50p, new reverse
Note the change in orientation of the obverse

50p Kew reverse

2009 50p, Kew reverse
Note that the denomination is in words on the obverse
Mintage for circulation was very low.
Scanned from a Mint set resulting in reflections from the plastic case.

50p Guiding reverse

2010 50p, Guiding reverse

50p WWF reverse

2011 proof 50p, WWF reverse

50p Ironside

2013 50p, Christopher Ironside reverse
This design was submitted in the 1960's for the new decimal 50p, but the 1969 Britannia design was chosen instead.

50p Britten

2013 50p, Benjamin Britten reverse
Unusual in having both the denomination and date on the obverse

50p CG 2014

2014 50p, Glasgow Commonwealth Games reverse
Temporary image, courtesy of The Royal Mint


London 2012 Olympics Types


50p Blue Peter reverse

2009 50p, Athletics reverse
Designed by an 8 year old girl who won a 'Blue Peter' competition

50p Archery reverse

2011 50p, Archery reverse
Author's Collection

50p Aquatics reverse

2011 50p, Aquatics reverse
Author's Collection

50p Badminton reverse

2011 50p, Badminton reverse
Author's Collection

50p Basketball

2011 50p, Basketball reverse
Author's Collection

50p Boccia reverse

2011 50p, Boccia reverse
Author's Collection

50p Boxing reverse

2011 50p, Boxing reverse
Author's Collection

50p Canoeing reverse

2011 50p, Canoeing reverse
Courtesy of Andrew G

50p Cycling reverse

2011 50p, Cycling reverse
Author's Collection

50p Equestrian reverse

2011 50p, Equestrian reverse
Courtesy of Tim

50p Fencing reverse

2011 50p, Fencing reverse
Author's Collection

50p Football

2011 50p, Football reverse
Pier House Collection

50p Goalball reverse

2011 50p, Goalball reverse
Author's Collection

50p Gymnastics reverse

2011 50p, Gymnastics reverse
Courtesy of Andrew G

50p Handball reverse

2011 50p, Handball reverse
Author's Collection

50p Hockey reverse

2011 50p, Hockey reverse
Author's Collection

50p Judo reverse

2011 50p, Judo reverse
Author's Collection

50p Pentathlon reverse

2011 50p, Modern Pentathlon reverse
Author's Collection

50p Rowing reverse

2011 50p, Rowing reverse
Author's Collection

50p Shooting reverse

2011 50p, Shooting reverse
Author's Collection

50p Table Tennis reverse

2011 50p, Table Tennis reverse
Courtesy of Andrew G

50p Taekwondo

2011 50p, Taekwondo reverse
Author's Collection

50p Tennis

2011 50p, Tennis reverse
Pier House Collection

50p Triathlon reverse

2011 50p, Triathlon reverse
Courtesy of Andrew G

50p Volleyball reverse

2011 50p, Volleyball reverse
Author's Collection

50p Weightlifting reverse

2011 50p, Weightlifting reverse
Author's Collection

50p Wheelchair Rugby reverse

2011 50p, Wheelchair Rugby reverse
Pier House Collection

50p Wrestling

2011 50p, Wrestling reverse
Pier House Collection

50p Yachting

2011 50p, Yachting reverse
Author's Collection


Links

The Decimal Twenty Pence <<-- : -->> The Decimal Pound
History of the Decimal Fifty Pence
Values of the Decimal Fifty Pence
Coins of the UK Index
Main Pictures Index
UK Coin Values Index

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