Do you have a Brexit 50p coin, often referred to by its inscriptions the Peace Prosperity 50p or Prosperity 50p for short.
Only minted for 1 year it is considered rare and often worth more than face value.
Read on to find out the true value of your 50p coin.
2020 Brexit 50p Coin (aka Peace Prosperity 50p)
Officially referred to by The Royal Mint as the “Withdrawal from the European Union 50p” and commonly referred to by 50p coin collectors as the Brexit 50p.
However, for people looking up values, it is commonly referred to as the Prosperity 50p or the Peace Prosperity 50p.
The coin itself was designed by and bears the inscription “Peace, prosperity and friendship with all nations” underneath which we see the date “31 January 2020“.
It was one of only 2 commemorative 50p coins released in 2020, the other being the Diversity Built Britain 50p.
How Much is the Brexit 50p Worth?
The Brexit 50p is potentially worth more than face value even if you find one in your change but has to be in at least very good to excellent condition.
Estimated Prices are as follows:
- Average circulated condition 50p
- Very good to excellent circulated condition £2.00 to £3.00
- Uncirculated condition £4.00 to £6.00
At the time of writing The Royal Mint still had some brilliant uncirculated Withdrawal from the European Union 50ps in stock for sale at the price of £10.00.
Be sure to check out the rarest and most valuable 50p coins in circulation today, some are worth £100’s.
How Many Brexit 50p Coins Were Minted?
There were 10,001,000 Brexit or as The Royal Mint refers to it Withdrawal from the European Union 50p’s minted in 2020.
The coin actually entered circulation with the first 3 million on 31st January 2020, the actual date of the withdrawal. Another 7 million were circulated over the course of the rest of the year.
Is the Brexit 50p Coin Rare?
With over 10 million Brexit 50ps released into circulation, it is not considered that rare. Although as a one-off issue it does make the list of rarest 50p coins and like we see above still be worth above face value if in good enough condition.
Is it Worth Selling a Brexit 50p?
If you aren’t holding it as part of a collection it could be worth selling a Brexit 50p that is in excellent or uncirculated condition. People are always selling and buying single coin lots or to save time sell multiple coins in one listing.
More Info About the Brexit 50p
The will it won’t it Brexit saga went on for years, but finally came to its conclusion when the UK withdrew from the European Union of the 31st of January 2020 – Brexit Day. A happy day for many and a sad day for nearly as many.
The design of the coin had previously been released but with a different date, instead of showing the previously expected Brexit date the “31 October 2019”.
One interesting fact about commemorating Brexit on a 50p design is that the very first commemorative 50p coins were celebrating the UK joining the European Union in 1973. It was the 50 pence with 9 hands making a circle, and with over 89 million it was quite a commonly seen coin in change for many years.