The Battle of Britain 50p coin can be found in your change, 5,900,000 coins entered circulation dated 2015.
In 2015, 75 years had passed since the Battle of Britain air campaign saw the Royal Air Force (RAF) successfully defend the United Kingdom against continued attacks by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe).
The coin depicts 3 airmen being scrambled to their fighter planes whilst the skies are filled with other aircraft which appear to be German bombers.
A 50p coin created for UK circulation by The Royal Mint will always be worth at least 50p. The coin can be in pretty much any condition and a shop will accept it as face value payment.
When a coin is considered collectable by a large number of people, even if the coin was struck to be used in circulation - it's value to a collector will rise to more than face value. In 2009 a coin was struck to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Kew Gardens, with a low mintage of 210,000 coins for circulation, the Kew Gardens 50p now sells for about 140 times face value.
The Battle of Britain 50p is worth £1.31 to a circulation coin collector taking part in The Great British Coin Hunt.
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