The 50p coin, which entered circulation on October 14 1969, is considered to be the most collectable in Britain, the Royal Mint has said. But it is the 2009 Kew Gardens 50p design which remains the nation’s rarest coin, with just 210,000 created.
Correspondingly, what are the top 5 rarest 50p coins?
Top 10 most valuable 50p coins
- Kew Gardens (2009), 210,000.
- Olympic Wrestling (2011), 1,129,500.
- Olympic Football (2011), 1,161,500.
- Olympic Judo (2011), 1,161,500.
- Olympic Triathlon (2011), 1,163,500.
- Peter Rabbit (2018), 1,400,000.
- Flopsy Bunny (2018), 1,400,000.
- Olympic Tennis (2011), 1,454,000.
Keeping this in view, which 50p coins are the most valuable?
What are the top 10 rarest and most valuable 50p coins?
- Kew Gardens – £707. The Kew Gardens 50p can be sold for hundreds of poundsCredit: PA. …
- Triathlon – £16. These 50p pieces are one of the rarest going. …
- Olympics Football – £18. …
- Wrestling – £13. …
- Judo – £16. …
- Goalball – £4. …
- Tennis – £6. …
- Gymnastics – £5.
Is a Sherlock Holmes 50p worth anything?
Collector Value: £1.24 is a mid-point price for Sherlock Holmes 50p coins marked as sold on eBay UK. The price range for a good condition circulated example of this 50p coin is between £1.14 and £1.43. Coin values based on 187 eBay sales selected from data collected 19/01/2021 19:54:28.
The circulation coins are not very rare due to the mintage figure of over 5 million. In comparison, only 210,000 copies of the highly collectable 2009 Kew Gardens 50p coins were minted. In short, the Paddington Bear 50p coins you find in your change are worth about… 50p.
In terms of 10ps, the rarest is still the A to Z 10p collection, which was a release of 26 coins – one for each letter of the alphabet – to celebrate the best of British. Themes on the coins include Brit favs such as James Bond, a cup of tea, cricket and fish and chips.
‘ The rarest of the coins is the football 50p coin which has a mintage of only 1,125,500 with the wrestling 50p coin coming a close second with 1,129,500 in mintage.
So how rare is the 2019 Sherlock Holmes 50p coin? With 8,602,000 copies of the coin put into circulation in 2019, the coin is not one of the scarcer 50p coins out there, and examples in average condition will be worth little more than face value.
The Royal Mint has revealed the most valuable 50p coin, ahead of the 1971 decimalisation’s golden anniversary. The rarest is the Kew’s Garden 50p, which was designed to mark the 250th anniversary of the gardens in 2009. Only 210,000 coins were ever minted with this design.
Collector Value: £1.65 is a mid-point price for Peter Rabbit 50p coins marked as sold on eBay UK. The price range for a good condition circulated example of this 50p coin is between £1.30 and £1.89. Coin values based on 185 eBay sales selected from data collected 19/01/2021 19:49:48.