How much is my coin worth? July 2021 eBay Tracker Update!

Good news Change Checkers – your latest eBay Tracker and Valuation Index is here!

Whilst the secondary market can be a bit of a minefield, we’ve put together an easy way for you to see how much the Top 10 UK coins and banknotes are selling for right now.

eBay Tracker

Find out which coins and notes have been the key movers and shakers in the updated eBay Tracker below.

This update sees the Kew Gardens 50p climbing by £9 on the secondary market, taking its median sold price to £156.50!

Kew Gardens
2009 Kew Gardens 50p

Released by The Royal Mint in 2009 to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, the striking design of this 50p, by Christopher Le Brun RA, features the famous Chinese Pagoda at Kew entwined by a decorative leafy climber.

In 2014, The Royal Mint revealed that only 210,000 Kew Gardens 50p coins had been struck, making it the scarcest UK coin in circulation.

Until this point, the coin had been somewhat overlooked, but once collectors realised just how rare this coin really was, the race was on to find one in their change – a challenge which to this day has coin collectors hunting far and wide for the chance to find one.

So, there’s no surprises people are prepared to pay a pretty penny on the secondary market to secure one for their collection!

Football
Olympic Football 50p

There’s also been an increase in the sold prices for the Football 50p, climbing by £7.

Olympic 50ps have long been a favourite amongst collectors, but did you know that only 1,125,500 Football fifty pence pieces entered circulation? It’s definitely the rarest one to look out for and tops our chart as having the smallest mintage figures, which means it is even harder to find than the others.

As we’re now able to get out and spend our cash more, there are bound to be some changes in the coming eBay Tracker updates. We’re certainly excited to see how the sold prices of the top 10 UK coins and banknotes are influenced by this over the coming months!

Valuation Index

Overall, there’s been a 1.3 point increase value for the Top 10 UK coins and banknotes since June’s update and this is no doubt due to the increase in price for 7 of the coins in the tracker.

Since January 2021, there has been a 3.53 point decrease in the overall value of the Top 10 coins and banknotes on the eBay Tracker. After January’s steep increase, it looks as though the Index is levelling out again.

My coin isn’t on the eBay Tracker

The eBay Tracker follows the movements of the Top 10 UK coins and banknotes, however if your coin doesn’t appear on the tracker you can use our 6 point guide to help determine realistic a value for your coin.

So now that you’re up to date with our latest eBay Tracker, will you be selling any of the coins in your collection or will you continue to save them? Let us know in the comments below.

How does the eBay Tracker work?

The Change Checker eBay Tracker takes the last 9 sold prices achieved on eBay and gives the median price achieved (rounded to the nearest 50p). By taking the median, rather than an average, we avoid skewing created by one or two excessive prices achieved.

Please note that the Change Checker eBay Tracker is only ever designed to be a guide as to prices achieved on eBay. Prices may vary depending on collector demand and the quality of the coin being sold. It does not provide any guarantee as to future values of coins.


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5 Comments

  1. Hazel mcinnes on July 21, 2021 at 10:18 am

    I have a role of 1971new 1p are they worth anything

  2. Symon Bain on July 21, 2021 at 1:59 am

    I have 2 Isaac Newton 50p and 1 Olympic football 50p. No they won’t be sold!!! Our collection is destined to be passed on to my partner’s son with a condition that he passes them on to his son. This will hopefully give him an incentive to carry on the collection after we are gone.

  3. James Brooker on July 20, 2021 at 11:21 pm

    I’m rich LOL. N.I is the only one of the 4 I have. Also have Kew and Football

  4. Ethan on July 20, 2021 at 3:05 pm

    Do you have an ebay tracker for the sealed bags of coins as I have a bag of 2021 2p coins sealed and I would love to know how much it is worth

  5. StevenH on July 20, 2021 at 12:08 pm

    Can you seriously achieve prices like that? I have few of these coins.

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