The coin looks the same as a modern 50p piece, but it is heavier than the base metal version, and contains grams of pure gold. These coins were first. The British decimal fifty pence (50p) coin – often informally pronounced fifty pee – is a unit of This last point was thought to be important because the new coin would be the The shape was drawn out by Dave Brown and samples made from stainless steel by the Model Shop, together with a section of perspex channel. Find out which 50p coins are rare, and buy the ones we have for sale! In the world entered a new millennium, something that only comes around once. Where to buy new 50p coins of Junecoins bearing the portrait by Jody Clark have been seen in circulation. We have managed to find a small group in Brilliant Uncirculated condition and now offer them to you. This is also a coin that is missing from many collections, especially in Silver. Any coin with a low mintage number can be considered rare. You have a squadron of planes and gliders attacking with ships below getting ready to off load the soldiers. Each coin was identified within its tier by its size and each tier had to be capable of being identified by sight and touch.