Elizabeth II (1952-date)
0.50 GBP = USD 0.68
|Currency||Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)|
|Shape||Equilateral curve heptagon (7-sided)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
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Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.Sp# H14
And 4 more volumes.
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.
250th anniversary of the publication of the first English dictionary
Series: 40th anniversary of the 50p
Fourth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II right, wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara, legend around.
Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith (Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix)
Entries from Samuel Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language, defining the denomination in words.
PENCE. n. S.
plural of penny.
JOHNSON'S DICTIONARY 1755
Released individually in 2005 while also being struck in copper-nickel, silver proof and gold proof. Issue Limit: 7,500
The coin was re-issued in 2009 as part of the 16-piece set (1,168 sales) to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 50 pence denomination. The 2009 issue was also struck in copper-nickel, gold proof and gold piedfort. Issue limit: 5,000.
©The Royal Mint, 2009
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