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2022 Alan Turing 50p Coin

50p coin struck in 2022 to commemorate the life and achievements of Alan Turing, mathematician and computer scientist who played a crucial role in cracking Enigma machine coded messages during World War II.

2022 50p Coin Alan Turing

CLUE: Use this coin to crack the code. The coin image shown is an exclusive Coin Hunter design based on a wheel from Turing's anti-Enigma "bombe" - the machine used to crack encoded German communications at Bletchley Park during The Second World War.

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Image Credit: BBC News - Alan Turing: The codebreaker who saved 'millions of lives'

The actual Royal Mint coin design will be different - it will show a cogwheel (which may not be a wheel from the machine shown above) and the inscription "ALAN TURING" set against a background of letters.

Release Date: Alan Turing Fifty Pence

The Alan Turing 50p products have now been added to The Royal Mint imminent release list - whilst this would normally mean the coin will be issued very soon, there have been release delays due to production schedule issues at The Royal Mint.

The Kanga & Roo 50p should have been released in June but was delayed. It is very likely that the Turing 50p coins will now be the next release as 23 June 2022 was the 110th anniversary of the birth of Alan Mathison Turing.

Alan Turing 50p Coin Mintage and Price

Not found in change: 0 coins created to enter circulation. BU mintage figures have not been published. Prices from £4.90 on issue if buying from Coin Hunter (£4.95 from Koin Club and £4.99 from Change Checker).

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Coin Reverse (tails side)

A design depicting a cogwheel accompanied by the inscription "ALAN TURING" set against a background of letters.

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 • 2022 •".

Coin Specification

Denomination: 50p
Alloy: Cupronickel
Weight: 8g
Diameter: 27.3mm
Quality: BU
Year: 2022

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