The Victoria Cross 50p marked the 150th anniversary in 2006 of the institution of the Victoria Cross. The design by Claire Aldridge shows two Victoria Cross medals, one with the date 29. JAN 1856. The fifty pence piece is circulated and protected in a small plastic wallet.
The Victoria Cross 50p coin can be found in your change, 12,087,000 coins entered circulation dated 2006.
This coin was designed by Claire Aldridge 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.