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Charles Babbage 50p

Fifty pence coin struck to celebrate the life and work of Charles Babbage who originated the concept of a digital programmable computer
2021 50p Coin Charles Babbage
2021 Charles Babbage Brilliant Uncirculated 50p [Change Checker card]
2021 Charles Babbage Brilliant Uncirculated 50p [Change Checker card]
UK 2021 Charles Babbage Silver Proof Piedfort 50p Coin
UK 2021 Charles Babbage Silver Proof Piedfort 50p Coin

£6.95 to £125.00 available now from the Coin Hunter Royal Mint Shop

Coin Rarity / Mintage

Circulation Mintage: 0
BU Mintage: 46,292

The Charles Babbage 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: 13 September 2021. Total BU Mintage figures include 11,552 coins in Charles Babbage Royal Mint packs and 34,740 sold in other packaging such as sets / cards (official distributors).

Coin Value - How much is my Charles Babbage 50p coin worth?


The Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) Charles Babbage 50p was available from £4.50 on issue, in as new condition this BU 50p coin is worth about £12.

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

The inscription "CHARLES BABBAGE" accompanied by numbers representing the name Babbage in numerical code

Design by: Nigel Tudman and Jas Bhamra

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 • 2021 •".

Coin Specification

Denomination: 50p
Alloy: Cupronickel
Weight: 8g
Diameter: 27.3mm
Quality: BU
Year: 2021

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.