A vote to leave and a new era................
On 31 January 2020, a new 50p coin observing the United Kingdom’s
withdrawal from the European Union will be released. The coin will be
available as gold and silver Proof editions, as well as a Brilliant
Un-circulated edition and as part of a two-coin historic set with an
original 1973 50p. In addition,
a number of gold Sovereigns will be struck on the day and these particular
coins will feature a portcullis privy mark. The Royal Mint experience is
open for 24 hours and you can strike your own coin with a unique dated
package, after this date the package will be different. The tours sold out
in less than 24 hours.