How much are your coins worth? June 2023 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

Change Checker eBay Tracker listing the UK’s most sought-after coins and banknotes.
Change Checker eBay Tracker listing the UK’s most sought-after coins and banknotes.

Find out which coins and notes have been the key movers and in our latest eBay Tracker update.

After a spike in selling prices in our last update in January 2023, most likely due to the new King Charles III coins, things are starting to level out again. Although there has been an overall decrease in prices, there are still some noteworthy changes since our previous update.

Olympic Football 50p

The coin that’s seen the biggest increase is the Olympic Football 50p. The Olympic 50ps have long been favourites amongst collectors, but did you know that only 1,125,500 Football fifty pence pieces entered circulation? It’s definitely the rarest Olympic 50p to look out for and tops our chart as having the smallest mintage figure, which means it is even harder to find than the other Olympic 50ps.

2011 Olympic Football 50p
2011 Olympic Football 50p

With a design explaining the hotly debated offside rule, it definitely sparked discussion among collectors and football fans alike.

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.

2009 Kew Gardens 50p
2009 Kew Gardens 50p

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. And nearly 10 years later, people are still willing to pay hefty sums to get their hands on one. Some have sold on the secondary market for nearly £200!

Kew Gardens 50p sold eBay listing for £195
Kew Gardens 50p sold eBay listing for £195

Valuation Index

Change Checker Valuation Index

Since coins bearing King Charles III’s effigy began circulating, collectors have been keen to complete their Queen Elizabeth II collections.

This is reflected in the coins and bank notes being sold on the secondary market, some still selling for several times their face value.

Undated 20p

Considered by some the holy grail of change collecting, the undated 20p is being snapped up for a pretty penny recently.

Undated 20p
Undated 20p

These illusive coins have sold on the secondary market for more than 25 times their value! It’s not known how many are in circulation, but most serious collectors have it on their wish lists.

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 the realistic value for your coin.

How does the eBay Tracker work?

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

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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  1. Paula moore on July 1, 2023 at 10:34 am

    I have 1870 Charles Dickens £2 coin

    I have 1910 Florence Nightingale £2 coin

    I have 2013 Britannia £2 coin

  2. Dale on June 30, 2023 at 7:47 pm

    I now only collect coins meant for general circulation, the special editions are just a con!

  3. Wayne on June 30, 2023 at 5:45 pm

    I agree that you do see too many releases now and it is costing a fortune so I’m only on the 50p releases and am selective with them

  4. Raymond Balding on June 30, 2023 at 2:08 pm

    Must agree with Clive.I myself started with good intentions,but now I have become more selective and only collect the coins that interest me. Far too many different ones being introduced. RayB.

  5. Clive Morris on June 30, 2023 at 12:10 pm

    From the look of it coins are becoming much less valuable on the secondary market. All of the more collectable coins have falling steeply in value based on this latest report. Maybe all but the serious collectors, who probably already have at least one of the coins in the tracker, have got bored of the multitude of coins being released by the Royal Mint and have decided to curtail their collection. which is becoming a seriously expensive hobby to continue. I have considered quitting myself as I started with the intention of collecting all UK denomination decimal coins, which was fine when there was only the annual set, plus maybe a couple of additional commemorative coins per year. Now there are around 30 extra releases annually.

    • Kate on June 30, 2023 at 1:52 pm

      Hi Clive, it’s definitely interesting to see how the value of coins on the secondary market changes. You could be right about collectors already having these rare coins and bank notes in their collections, but it could all change again in our next eBay Tracker update!
      Kind regards, Kate