The basketball 50p was designed by Sarah Payne, a toy designer from Cardiff. Basketball made its Olympic debut at the 1936 Games in Berlin. In the 2012 Games the USA won both the men's and women's competitions. Searching for potential swaps Searching for potential swaps.
Aquatics 50p. Mintage: 2,179,000. Estimated Value: £3.00 to £3.50. Credit: The Royal Mint Archery 50p. Mintage: 3,345,500. Estimated Value: £1.00 to £2.00. Credit: The Royal Mint Athletics 50p. Mintage: 2,224,000. Estimated Value: £3.00. Credit: The Royal Mint Badminton 50p . Mintage: 2,133,500. Estimated Value: £3.00 to £3.50. Credit: The Royal Mint Basketball 50p
How much is a Basketball 50p worth? The Basketball 50p was issued in 2011 to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic Games. With a low mintage of 1.7 million coins, the Basketball 50p is worth around £2 to a fifty pence coin collector.
Basketball 50p Basketball Olympic 50p Coin Design Estimate Value = £1.99 Mintage = 1,748,000 Position = 14/29 About the Design. The Basketball Olympic 50p coin features a design by Sarah Payne of a group of basketball players with a basketball textured background. As usual, the London 2012 Olympic logo is to be found at the top of the coin.
Basketball 50p. £ 4.50. Issue date: 2011. Quantity minted: 1,748,000. Approximate values: Circulated average condition: 75p. Circulated excellent condition: £4.50. Uncirculated: £10.50. Out of stock.
Back in 2020, collectors were delighted by the announcement of the new Team GB 50p, released as part of the 2020 Annual Coin Set, to celebrate Team GB’s participation in the upcoming Olympic Games. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic and the postponement of the Olympic Games to 2021 , this 50p was never individually released in 2020.
As mentioned earlier, there are two versions of the coins, one released in special presentation packs in 2009 and one released into circulation in 2011. The highest price sold for any Athletics 50p was for a 2009 version that went for £59.00. Apparently, the original owner had used it, putting it into circulation.
The Royal Mint minted 29 new 50p designs in 2011 to mark the 2012 London Olympics with a coin design for each Olympic sport. How much is a full set of Olympic 50p coins worth? Most of the designs sell to collectors for between £1 and £2. (Values for each coin are show on this page).