Today, an estimated 4.9 million 50ps entered circulation bearing the first portrait of King Charles III! Have you found it?
This is the first coin in His Majesty’s reign to enter circulation, meaning collectors will be racing to find to it.
An estimated 4.9 million coins are being distributed via post offices – with the potential for more to enter circulation.
However, this will only happen if there is demand, or if previous Queen Elizabeth II coins become damaged or worn and need replacing.
We asked you to help us hunt down this 50p by popping your postcode in our map below as soon as you found the new 50p. We’ve tracked this coin up and down the country, from Inverness to Penzance!
How much is the 50p worth?
Any avid collectors knows the worth of a scarce coin.
But, how much is the new King Charles III 50p worth? Find out on our blog >>
Swap your coins for the King Charles III 50p in our Facebook Community Group!
If you do struggle to find the 50p in your change you should head the Change Checker Community Group on Facebook. You can get tips, tricks, and even swap with other collectors – completely for free!
Display your 50p in the First Effigy Collecting Pack!
As soon as you find the KCIII 50p in your change, you can slot it into your First Effigy 50p collecting pack, alongside the King Charles III £5 coin.