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Written by Joe Trewick January 13, 2023

Squirrel Nutkin 50p: How Much Is It Worth and Is It Rare?

The Squirrel Nutkin 50p coin is part of a beloved series featuring characters from Beatrix Potter’s children’s books. This particular coin features Squirrel Nutkin and is worth about £1.20 for the circulated version or just slightly more at £1.25 for an uncirculated coin, according to average sold values on eBay. Why Is The Squirrel Nutkin...

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Written by Joe Trewick January 13, 2023

Mrs Tiggy Winkle 50p: Is It Rare or Worth Anything?

The Mrs Tiggy Winkle 50p is part of a beloved 50p coin series featuring characters from Beatrix Potter’s children’s books. This coin features a hedgehog washerwoman named Mrs Tiggy Winkle and is often referred to simply as the ‘Hedgehog 50p’ – but how much is it worth today? A Mrs Tiggy Winkle 50p has an...

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Written by Joe Trewick January 13, 2023

Diversity Built Britain 50p: How Much Is It Worth and Is It Rare?

The Diversity 50p, better known as the Diversity Built Britain 50p, celebrates the culture of Britain with a stunning design; but how much is it worth today, and is it rare? Unfortunately, the Diversity Built Britain 50p is not very rare, but it is highly sought after and collectors are willing to pay £1.55 according...

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Written by Joe Trewick September 30, 2022

Athletics 50p: How Much Is It Worth And Is It Rare?

The Athletics 50p Olympic coin is unique in that 2 versions were made, and its second version is worth about £1.75 according to values on eBay in 2022. Before the Royal Mint launched its competition to find designers to represent the 29 sports that were featured on the 2012 London Olympics coins, a separate contest was...

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Written by Joe Trewick January 13, 2023

Archery 50p: How Much Is It Worth And Is It Rare?

The Archery 50p is sought after by collectors due to being released as part of the Olympic 2012 50p coin set, but how much is it worth today? The Archery 50p sells for around £2.14 on eBay in 2022, but the exact value varies depending on the condition of the particular coin. Let’s see what...

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Written by Joe Trewick January 13, 2023

Volleyball 50p: How Much Is It Worth And Is It Rare?

Worth around £1.23 according to average values in 2022 on eBay, the volleyball 50p is one of the 29 Olympic coins released to commemorate the London Olympics in 2012. But how rare is the coin exactly, and what are the odds of coming across one in your change? Mintage of the Volleyball 50p Coin Based...

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Written by Joe Trewick January 13, 2023

Badminton 50p: How Much Is It Worth And Is It Rare?

The Badminton 50p is worth £1.45 on average when looking at past sold values on eBay in 2022. But why is this 50p coin worth over twice face value, and why is it sought after by collectors? Let’s find out. Mintage of the Badminton 50p Coin This coin that represents the Olympic sport of Badminton...

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Written by Joe Trewick January 13, 2023

Fencing 50p: Worth, Rarity and Much More

The Fencing 50p is worth £1.73 on average according to sold values on eBay in 2022. Keep reading to see what makes this Olympic 50p so special, and how likely it is that you’ll come across one in your change. Fencing at the Olympics At the 2012 London Summer Olympics, fencing was played at the...

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Written by Joe Trewick September 30, 2022

Cycling 50p: How Much Is It Worth And Is It Rare?

The cycling 50p sells for around £1.35 on eBay according to recent sold values in 2022, but how rare even is the coin and is it likely that you would come across one in your change? Let’s take a look at cycling as a sport during the London Olympics, as well as the mintage and...

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Written by Joe Trewick December 23, 2022

Weightlifting 50p: How Much Is It Worth and Is It Rare?

The weightlifting 50p is worth around £2.32 according to eBay in 2022, but what makes it worth so much above face value? Let’s take a look at the mintage of the coin, as well as the design and commemoration, to see why it is worth so much. Mintage of the Weightlifting 50p Coin The Weightlifting...

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Written by Joe Trewick January 13, 2023

Hockey 50p: Is It Rare or Worth Anything?

The Hockey 50p is a highly collectable coin that forms part of the 29 Olympic coins released to commemorate the London Olympics in 2012, but how much is it worth today? According to recent average values on eBay in 2022, you can expect to sell a Hockey 50p for £2.10 in circulated condition. Let’s jump...

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Written by Joe Trewick January 13, 2023

Wheelchair Rugby 50p: How Much Are They Worth and Are They Rare?

The Wheelchair Rugby 50p is one of only 5 Olympic 50p coins that represent a Paralympic sport, but how much is it worth today? According to eBay in 2022, you can expect to sell a Wheelchair Rugby 50p for £1.65. Let’s see what makes the coin worth over 3 times face value to collectors. Mintage...

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