The Soldier 50p marked the 150th anniversary in 2006 of the Victoria Cross. The design by Clive Duncan shows the shape of the Victoria Cross in the background as a heroic soldier carries an injured colleague back to safety. The fifty pence piece is circulated and protected in a small plastic wallet.
The Soldier 50p coin can be found in your change, 10,000,500 coins entered circulation dated 2006.
This coin was designed by Clive Duncan 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.