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Badminton 50p Coin

The Badminton fifty pence designed by Emma Kelly is part of the Olympic sports coin collection. This 50p had a circulation mintage of 2,133,500 and is valued at about £1.50.

2011 50p Coin Badminton

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Coin Rarity

Can be found in change: 2,133,500 coins created to enter circulation. Available to purchase in Brilliant Uncirculated quality from release date: 22 July 2010.

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


A circulated coin in good condition is worth about £1.50. Brilliant Uncirculated: Prices from £2.99 on issue, in as new condition this BU 50p coin is worth about £3.50.

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Coin Packaging

Brilliant Uncirculated coins produced by The Royal Mint must be sold in packaging when first offered for sale - whether direct or via official distributors.

This 50p in Brilliant Uncirculated quality was included in these coin packs / sets:

London 2012 sports collection - Badminton

Available to purchase on the release date 22 July 2010 for £2.99 from The Royal Mint, currently valued at £4.50 +51% for as new packaging and coin.

Packs Sold: 124,237

Badminton Coin Cover

Available to purchase on the release date 18 January 2011 for £9.95, currently valued at £27 +171% for as new packaging and coin.

LEP: 20000
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Coin Reverse (tails side)

A design which depicts a shuttlecock and a diagram of badminton actions, with the London 2012 logo above and the denomination, "50 PENCE", below.

Design by: Emma Kelly
Badminton coin designer Emma Kelly

In a Royal Mint video interview with the Badminton coin designer Emma Kelly (click image above to view), asked why did you choose Badminton for your design?, Emma said: I choose Badminton as I knew I would enjoy drawing the shuttlecock, I then wanted to add people and the human element into the space and give those people a sense of dynamism and giving and showing people a game.

Coin Obverse (heads side)

4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS with the inscription "ELIZABETH II • D • G • REG • F • D • 2011 •".

Coin Specification

Denomination: 50p
Alloy: Cupronickel
Weight: 8g
Diameter: 27.3mm
Quality: Circulation / BU
Year: 2011

Badminton made its Olympic debut at Barcelona 1992.

In singles the side tramlines are out and the base tramline is in, for doubles the side tramlines are in and the baseline is in after the service.

Badminton is a fast paced game with 40 to 50 strokes being played in 20 seconds.

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