General

Country
United Kingdom Flag: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Denomination
50 pence
Value
0.5 Pound sterling (GBP)
Dates
AD1998

Physical

Shape
Reuleaux heptagon (7 curved sides)
Mass
8.00 g
Diameter
27.30 mm
Thickness
1.78 mm
Composition
75% Cu, 25% Ni
Color
Gray/Black/Silver Gray/Black/Silver
Magnetic
No

Design

Orientation
Medallic (↑ ↑)
Edge
Plain/smooth

Other

Subject
50th Anniversary of the National Health System

References

Wikipedia
Fifty pence (British coin)
Krause
KM# 996
Numista
1380
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70-year-old Queen Elizabeth II head right
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(denomination) on sun with rays between open hands
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·D·G
ELIZABETH·II REG·F·D·
IRB
NHS NHS NHS
NHS FIFTIETH
ANNIVERSARY
50
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