A quick search online will have you believing that the 50p coin you have just found in your change is worth hundreds or even thousands of pounds. Headlines in the UK press such as "Battle of Britain 50p coin selling for £2,500" source: www.express.co.uk are not a true representation. Please do not believe this click bait hype, it is written just to draw people in and increase the websites advertising revenue.
To find the current real collector value of any UK 50p coin in circulation, just enter the name of the coin design in the box below or click on a coin image.
If you know what the coin looks like, but don't know what to enter as the coin design text - follow this link to view all circulation 50p coin designs.
Coins listed for sale as buy it now on eBay are often the source of fake news. People can list any item, including 50p coins from their pocket, for any price. A listed price is meaningless until items actually sell at that price.
Thousands of UK coins, including all circulation 50p coins are sold everyday on eBay as both auctions and buy it now. Sold prices are a good measure of what people are currently willing to pay to add a 50p to their coin collection.
To provide you with an up to date and accurate collector value for your 50p coin - requests from this page look at the most recent 200 SOLD prices for your coin. Any delivery amount charged above expected cost price delivery is also taken in to account.
Please remember that online marketplaces such as eBay do charge fees for selling. Coin values shown here are before any selling costs are deducted. If you sold on eBay, you would be paying fees of 10% on the total sale value (including delivery cost). PayPal fees of 3.4% + 20p (typical) would also apply to most sales.