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2006 Soldier 50p Coin

The Soldier 50p coin can be found in your change, 10,000,500 coins entered circulation dated 2006.

2006 Soldier (Victoria Cross) 50 Pence
2006 Soldier (Victoria Cross) 50 Pence

Clive Duncan's design was reproduced over 10 million times for this 2006 coin marking the 150th anniversary of the Victoria Cross medal.

A backlit shape of the Victoria Cross is the background from which a heroic soldier carries an injured colleague back to safety. The medal is given to mark extraordinary acts of valour and courage.

How much is the Soldier 50p worth?

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 Soldier 50p is worth £1.20 to a circulation coin collector taking part in The Great British Coin Hunt.

Coin values given are based on recent sold prices as at the page updated date shown at the bottom of this page. To view the likely selling price on eBay today, use the Coin Hunter eBay sold price checker.

50p Coin Specification

Reverse Designer
Clive Duncan
Obverse Designer
Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
Mintage Figure
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