What’s your favourite 50p coin design of the year 2018?

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We’re on the hunt for the best Coin Design of 2018 as part of the 2018 Change Checker Awards and we need your help! With over 50 new coins released this year, we’ve decided to shortlist the coins by denomination and then determine one overall winner from the top 10p, 50p, £2 and £5 coins as voted by Change Checkers!

50p Coins

Seven 50p coins have been released this year, including the third series of Beatrix Potter 50ps and the first ever UK Paddington 50p coins!

So which 2018 50p coin do you think deserves to be named the best of 2018?

Cast your vote now using the poll at the bottom of the page and find out more about the coins that have been released this year below!

 

Representation of the People Act 50p

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In 2018 The Royal Mint released a 50p to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of The Representation of the People Act being passed.  The 50p was designed by Stephen Taylor and features five men and women in line to vote, with a woman triumphantly raising a voting card.

Peter Rabbit 50p

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The 2018 50p coin is the third UK coin to feature the much-loved children’s character Peter Rabbit. Struck by The Royal Mint, this is the first coin in the third series of Beatrix Potter 50ps which proved to be extremely popular with coin collectors in 2016 and 2017. Designed by Emma Noble, the reverse features Peter Rabbit munching on radishes.

Flopsy Bunny 50p

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The 2018 Flopsy Bunny 50p coin has been issued to celebrate one of Beatrix Potter’s most loved children’s tales, ‘The tale of Flopsy Bunny’. This is the first UK coin to feature Flopsy Bunny and has been designed by Emma Noble to feature the adorable character on the reverse of the coin.

Tailor of Gloucester 50p

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The 2018 Tailor of Gloucester 50p coin has been issued to celebrate one of Beatrix Potter’s most loved children’s tales, ‘The Tailor of Gloucester’ and is the first UK coin to feature The Tailor of Gloucester. As part of the third series of Beatrix Potter 50ps, Emma Noble designed this coin to feature The Tailor of Gloucester on the reverse.

Mrs Tittlemouse 50p

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The 2018 Mrs. Tittlemouse 50p coin has been issued to celebrate one of Beatrix Potter’s most loved children’s tales, ‘The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse’ and is the first UK coin to feature Mrs. Tittlemouse. Designed by Emma Noble for the 2018 Beatrix Potter series, the design features Mrs Tittlemouse on the reverse of the coin.

Paddington at the Station 50p

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To celebrate the iconic 60th anniversary of Michael Bond’s novel “A Bear Called Paddington”, The Royal Mint issued potentially the most sought-after 50p ever. Designed by David Knapton and based on the modern adaptation from the CGI-live action movie, this coin features Paddington on his suitcase in front of the station.

Paddington at the Palace 50p

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This lovely design by David Knapton is the second coin issued by the Royal Mint in the 2018 Paddington series. These coins represent the first time Paddington has featured on official UK coinage and are definitely highly collectable and this particular design features Paddington waving a Union Flag outside Buckingham Palace.

The Snowman 50p

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To celebrate the festive season, this coin has been issued by The Royal to mark the 40th anniversary of the publication of Raymond Briggs’ much-loved festive tale The Snowman™. Designed by Natasha Ratcliffe, the new coin depicts the boy and the snowman flying through the night sky above Brighton Pier.

 

With so many beautiful coins issued this year it certainly makes picking a winner incredibly tough, but now’s the time for you to cast your vote!

The winning 50p will then be entered into our Coin Design of the Year vote as part of the 2018 Change Checker Awards, alongside the top 10p, £2 and £5 coins from 2018 to determine which coin should be crowned the overall winner!

Vote for your favourite 50p in our poll:

Vote for your favourite coin from each denomination below:


 

View our full range of CERTIFIED BU 50p coins here >>

 

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  1. Nancy on November 15, 2018 at 3:50 pm

    Paddington

  2. Angela plews on November 15, 2018 at 3:33 pm

    Perfect coin for the 100 years from ww1 just beautiful

  3. Gemma on November 15, 2018 at 3:31 pm

    This coin could not be any more British. Paddington waving a Union Jack outside the palace. Clear winner I think.

  4. Thomas Maxwell on November 15, 2018 at 12:52 pm

    Paddington at the palace

  5. Anne on November 15, 2018 at 9:04 am

    snowman

  6. Halfsixpence on November 15, 2018 at 7:03 am

    Just received my Snowman 50p.
    “Ice cold”

  7. Ant on November 15, 2018 at 1:03 am

    The Representation of the People Act really needs to win this. Just to remind people that it wasn’t only women, but men who got the vote!

  8. Mark on November 14, 2018 at 1:55 am

    About time everyone’s favourite Christmas snowman got on a coin after many a year making things special.

  9. Rasik on November 10, 2018 at 2:17 pm

    Snowman

  10. stephen on November 9, 2018 at 1:37 pm

    very nice 50p

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