CONFIRMED – the FIRST EVER UK Star Wars 50p!

On May 4th, the FIRST EVER UK Star Wars™ 50p was announced as part of a brand new UK 50p series! Considering the huge popularity of the Star Wars™ franchise and the fact that these are the FIRST EVER UK Star Wars™ 50ps, they’re sure to be highly sought after.

UK Star Wars™ 50p series
UK Star Wars 50p series

Everything you need to know about the UK Star Wars™ 50ps…

The UK Star Wars™ 50p series will include 4 brand new UK 50ps celebrating the original Star Wars™ trilogy. The reverse designs will feature depictions of:

  • R2-D2™ and C-3PO™
  • Darth Vader™ and Emperor Palpatine™
  • Luke Skywalker™ and Princess Leia™
  • Han Solo™ and Chewbacca™

All of the reverse designs will include the inscription ‘STAR WARS’ and each of the 4 coins will include a unique lenticular feature. Martin Jennings’ UK King Charles III effigy will feature on the obverse.

Which design are you most excited for? Let us know >>

A worldwide phenomenon

Since the release of Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope in 1977, the epic franchise has taken the world by storm. The Star Wars™ films, television series and video games all helped to create an all-encompassing fictional universe, amassing one of the largest fan bases in the world.

It’s also one of the highest grossing media franchises of all time.

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  1. Michael on May 29, 2023 at 9:07 pm

    To you need to subscribe to a monthly subscription to get all 4 of the star wars coins

    • Kate on May 30, 2023 at 3:05 pm

      Hi Michael, you don’t need to subscribe to in order to get the Star Wars coins, but you’ll receive them automatically if you’re on the subscription service.
      I hope that helps.

  2. John on May 19, 2023 at 9:49 am

    Do we know the release date for these yet?

    • Kate on May 19, 2023 at 10:27 am

      Hi John, be sure to sign up for updates so as soon as we know more, you’ll be one of the first to know.
      I hope that helps, Kate

      • Ernest on May 22, 2023 at 10:54 am

        can’t wait to get my hands on all of these designs

  3. Andrew on May 19, 2023 at 6:51 am

    I would like to see Bo-Katan and the Mandalorian feature on a 50p as This is the way ?

  4. Gary on May 18, 2023 at 7:45 pm

    Should have done a boba fett coin….

  5. CMB on May 18, 2023 at 7:31 pm

    If am signed up with the BU subscription service, will I get these 4 coins?

    • Kate on May 19, 2023 at 10:15 am

      You sure will!

  6. michael on May 18, 2023 at 6:43 pm

    weren’t expecting 2 characters on each, i was hoping yoda would be on one.
    i have the pitcairn islands star wars set.

  7. Karen on May 18, 2023 at 6:15 pm

    I can’t wait to see the designs…Han Solo and Chewbacca will instantly be my favourite.

  8. Barry Haigh on May 7, 2023 at 9:20 pm

    Don’t know if I will be considered for them as I was refused the king’s coronation 50p

  9. Steve on May 7, 2023 at 7:00 pm

    Are they uk coins or from some third rock under the sun

    • Kate on May 9, 2023 at 12:26 pm

      Hi Steve, these are official UK coins issued by The Royal Mint.

      • Philip ginn on May 18, 2023 at 9:39 pm


      • Kate on May 19, 2023 at 10:16 am

        Hi Philip, these coins are legal tender in the UK, however as far as we know, they won’t be entering circulation.
        I hope that helps, Kate

  10. Alan Coverdale on May 5, 2023 at 11:08 am

    Bet there out this world ?

  11. jimtom on May 4, 2023 at 11:24 am

    will all be distributed in may and via post office rules. when they land in this solar system.

  12. Malc on May 4, 2023 at 9:55 am

    Ma y the 4th be with you

    • Kieren on May 19, 2023 at 7:41 am

      My little boy’s really excited for these. Quite surprised Yoda isn’t included!

    • Noel Symonds on May 19, 2023 at 7:50 am

      It will be such a shame if these coins don’t get put into general circulation.

      • Kate on May 19, 2023 at 10:23 am

        Hi Noel, as far as we know these coins aren’t due to enter circulation but we’ll keep you updated when we know more information.
        Kind regards, Kate