Category Archives: 50p coins

How does it feel to design the UK’s newest circulation coin? I caught up with Aaron West to find out.

Aaron West is part of the design team for The Royal Mint and is responsible for designing the latest coin released into circulation, the Sir Isaac Newton 50p. This is the second circulation coin designed by Aaron, the first being the very … Continue reading

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A History of the 50p Coin

Today marks 20 years since the small 50p was first released into circulation. To celebrate this anniversary we’ve taken a look back at the history of the 50p over the last 48 years… You can download our infographic in a handy … Continue reading

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2017 Quarter 2 Change Checker “Scarcity Index” Released

Following the launch of the Change Checker “Scarcity Index” earlier this year the Quarter 2 Index has just been published. It takes into account all of the latest ownership and swap information and, most importantly, this Quarter factors in the … Continue reading

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