QUEEN ELIZABETH II 50 PENCE PIECE The Worlds First Seven Sided Coin 1969
Perspex Plastic Sealed Case Collectors Collectable. History weight etc given in added information for listing. The box itself is surface scratched the coin as was purchased originally.
Britannia 50p Coin
Britannia seated beside a lion facing right. An emblem of strength, dignity and unity, Britannia has a long history with Great Britain and it’s coinage, first appearing on coins in the Roman era. Roman Britannia came to be personified as a goddess, armed with a trident, shield and wearing a Corinthian helmet.
Rare Coin Score Very Common
Britannia 50p Coin Details
Britannia 50p Coin Specification
Year 1997 - 2008
Reverse Designer depends on the year of issue, see below
Obverse Designer Christopher Ironside
Issued By The Royal Mint
Issue Date Smaller version introduced September 1997 (Larger version introduced October 1969, demonetised in 1998)
Alloy 75% copper, 25% nickel
Diameter 27.30 mm
Weight 8.0 g
SKU MA249 154 sb