The Benjamin Britten 50p marked the The 100th Anniversary of the Birth of the British composer in 2013. The design by Tom Phillips CBE RA shows the composer's name in a stave and the words BLOW BUGLE BLOW and SET THE WILD ECHOES FLYING. The fifty pence piece is circulated and protected in a small plastic wallet.
The Benjamin Britten 50p coin can be found in your change, 5,300,000 coins entered circulation dated 2013.
This coin was designed by Tom Phillips CBE RA and features a portrait of the Queen by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS.
If you need this 50p for your coin collection and you have not found one checking your change, you can now buy this circulated quality coin for £2.79 from Coin Hunter.
What do we mean by circulated quality? This is a coin created by The Royal Mint for circulation, the same as the 50p coins you find in your change. The coin will have been used, but we only select coins in very good condition and securely pack each one in a plastic coin wallet for delivery.