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Stephen Hawking Black Holes 50p

Fifty pence coin struck to celebrate the life and legacy of one of the world's most brilliant scientists - Stephen Hawking
2019 50p Coin Stephen Hawking Black Holes
2019 Stephen Hawking Brilliant Uncirculated 50p [Royal Mint pack]
2019 Stephen Hawking Brilliant Uncirculated 50p [Royal Mint pack]

£6.95 to £10.50 available now from the Coin Hunter Royal Mint Shop

Coin Rarity / Mintage

Circulation Mintage: 0
BU Mintage: 212,209

The Stephen Hawking Black Holes 50p was Not Struck For Circulation (NSFC), so wont be found in change.

This fifty pence was available to purchase in Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) quality from release date: 12 March 2019. Total BU Mintage figures include 107,209 coins in Stephen Hawking Black Holes Royal Mint packs and 105,000 sold in other packaging such as sets / cards (official distributors).

Coin Value - How much is my Stephen Hawking Black Holes 50p coin worth?


The Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) Stephen Hawking Black Holes 50p was available from £3.99 on issue, in as new condition this BU 50p coin is worth about £8.

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Innovation in Science 50p
Innovation in Science 50p
Coin Reverse (tails side)

A stylized depiction of a black hole with the inscription "STEPHEN HAWKING" and the entropy equation.

Design by: Edwina Ellis

Coin Obverse (heads side)

5th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark with the inscription "ELIZABETH II • D • G • REG • F • D • 50 PENCE • 2019 •".

Coin Specification

Denomination: 50p
Alloy: Cupronickel
Weight: 8g
Diameter: 27.3mm
Quality: BU
Year: 2019

Coin condition and quality

The value of a coin is always related to the condition.

Prices shown on this page relate to coins available to buy in Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) quality. These are coins produced to a higher standard that show more detail and have none of the marks and scratches that will be seen on all circulation quality coins.