Mintage:

5,001,000

Years of issue:

1998

Scarcity Index:

13 - Common More info

Coin Information:

Issued to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of health secretary Aneurin Bevan establishing the National Health Service in 1948. The principle aim was to provide a health service available to all and financed entirely from taxation. The coin was designed by David Cornell, who is most famous for his Diana Princess of Wales Memorial £5 coin design.
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