How Much Is a 1969 50 Pence Coin Worth?

The British 50 pence coin from 1969 is worth between U.S. $1.50 and $5.00 depending its condition. Over 188 million of the coins were minted, so they are not particularly rare. The copper and nickel of which the coin is made also have little intrinsic value.

The 1969 50 pence coin has an unusual heptagon shape with rounded corners. It features a bust of the young Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse and the female figure of Britannia with a lion and a shield on the reverse. The 50 pence coin was first minted in 1969. It continues to be in circulation as of 2014, though it has undergone several design changes over the years.