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Football 50p Coin

The Football fifty pence designed by Neil Wolfson is part of the Olympic sports coin collection. This 50p had a circulation mintage of 1,125,500 and is valued at about £13.

2011 50p Coin Football

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Coin Rarity

Can be found in change: 1,125,500 coins created to enter circulation. Available to purchase in Brilliant Uncirculated quality from release date: 22 July 2010.

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


A circulated coin in good condition is worth about £13. Brilliant Uncirculated: Prices from £2.99 on issue, in as new condition this BU 50p coin is worth about £25.

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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 - Football

Available to purchase on the release date 22 July 2010 for £2.99 from The Royal Mint, currently valued at £26 +770% for as new packaging and coin.

Packs Sold: 188,262

Football Coin Cover

Available to purchase on the release date 18 January 2011 for £9.95, currently valued at £92 +825% for as new packaging and coin.

LEP: 20000
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Coin Reverse (tails side)

A diagrammatic explanation of the offside rule in football, with the London 2012 logo above and the denomination, "50 PENCE", below.

The coin design for the Olympic sport of football has also been called the offside rule 50p and the offside explained 50p.

Design by: Neil Wolfson
Football coin designer Neil Wolfson

In a Royal Mint video interview with the Football coin designer Neil Wolfson (click image above to view), asked why did you choose football for your design?, Neil said: I’m a football fan, I’ve followed the Premier League since its inception and if I had fifty pence for every time someone asks what the offside rule is then I would be a rich man.

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

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