40th Anniversary (1969 - 2009)
This coin set holds many of the rare 50p coins in circulation issued over the last 40 years — a prestigious collection with a total of 16 encapsulated coins, each made from .925 sterling silver.
The full list of rare 50p coins included.
- 1969 50p - The worlds first seven-sided coin.
- 1973 50p - 1973 50p Hands represents the fifty pence becoming a European coin.
- 1982 50p - The word "New Pence" was replaced with "Fifty Pence."
- 1992 50p - 1992 EEC 50p coin, known for the presidency of the EU.
- 1994 50p -Battle of Britain 50p 1994, marked the 50th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
- 1998 50p - NHS 50p 1998 worth collecting due to the birth of the NHS.
- 2000 50p - 50p Public Libraries 2000 represents the150 years since the Public Libraries Act.
- 2003 50p - 2003 suffragette 50p coin valued by many for the Women's Suffrage Movement.
- 2004 50p - 2004 running 50p commemorating 50 years of the greatest moments in British Athletics.
- 2005 50p - 50p plural of penny 2005 celebrates 250 years of the English dictionary.
- 2006 50p - 2006 victoria cross 50p is the anniversary of the institution of the Victoria Cross.
- 2007 50p -2007 be prepared 50p, a brilliant creation by Robert Baden Powell.
- 2008 50p - 2008 50p shield design. The New Definitive Coin.
- 2009 50p - Kew Gardens 50p coin represents 250 years of The Royal Botanical Gardens.
2009 UK 40th Anniversary 50p Collection Specification
- Denomination: 50p
- Alloy: .925 Silver
- Weight: 8.00g
- Finish: Proof
- 2,500 Sets issued.