Kew Gardens 50p
Issue date: 2009
Quantity minted: 210,000
Circulated average condition: £65.00
Circulated excellent condition: £115.00
The Chinese Pagoda encircled by a vine and accompanied by the dates “1759” and “2009”, with the word “KEW” at the base of the pagoda. Designed by Christopher Le Brun.
Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley.
More about the Kew Gardens 50p
These very limited edition 50p coins were issued in 2009 to celebrate the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew. A UNESCO World Heritage Site which boasts 4.5 acres of gardens under glass as well as a soaring treetop walkway.
In 2009 the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew marked its 250th anniversary as a botanical garden and The Royal Mint was proud to join in the celebrations with a splendid commemorative design. The reverse design, created by Christopher Le Brun RA, features the famous Chinese Pagoda at Kew with a decorative leafy climber twining in and around the tower.
The Kew Gardens 50p hit the headlines in February 2014 when it was revealed as the most scarce 50p that is currently in circulation.
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I have this coin in excellent condition
Do you want to sell it
i also have one i would be interests in selling for the right price…
Blue Peter 2009 50p is the rarest abet it only came as BU and not into general circulation. When the public catch on I expect the price of them to go through the roof.
As the Blue Peter coin was never made for circulation i’m not so sure it is of much interest to collectors. Anyone into 50p collecting would know about this already so I can’t see the values would be increasing much in the future.
I have kew gardens. Im. Not a collecter can not belives how much this is worth im so shocked i should sell it. I dont collect. But my aunt told me about coins so i look up th valu of kew wow.
The value here for uncirculated is very low compared to the real value
They are going for about £250 in their Royal Mint presentation card, so I think the value is about right for just the uncirculated coin itself.
I have the coin
is it possible to find this?
They are so rare but it is possible to find one in change if you’re very lucky! Most will already be held by collectors.
Does anyone have this for sale? I need this to complete the collection.
I have one if you want to buy it. Circulated but in good condition
How much do you want for it? inc postage
Let me think it over. Will get back to you.
Ok I think £70 (including post) would be a fair price. It is a circulated coin in good condition. Can send a photo if necessary.
Thanks Janet, I will email you privately for some pics.
I have a Kew Gardens I am prepared to sell if the offer is right.
I have 3 of these should I sell them
If you need the money then yes. Personally I would keep hold of them as an investment.
How many do u have Geoff
Two circulated and one uncirculated.
How lucky can u get wow
I wish this website sold Kew Gardens coins 😢
None to spare i’m afraid Al. We are collectors ourselves and only sell off those coins we have a surplus of.
I wouldn’t sell my Kew Gardens coin for less than £200 now. One recently sold a few days ago for £230. Chances of finding one in your change are less than 1%.
Wasn’t there a reissue of the Kew Gardens 50p last year ? How do you tell the difference ?
The 2019 Kew Gardens coin was only ever released as a commemorative issue and did not enter general circulation. You wouldn’t find one of those in your change. They have the date 2019 on the obverse (Queen) side and are currently selling for about £16.
I have a few of these…didn’t know they were worth something, where can I sell?
I have one for sale
Don’t forget to say what condition it’s in and how much you want for it (preferably inc delivery).
I have one nd would like to know how much I can sell this
If any one wants to sell one pls contact me
Hello – I have one of these (along with various other coins – 50p / £1 / £2 /£5), on Royal Mail philatelic coin covers. They come to me in sealed protective plastic casing, as part of the insert to a First Day Cover for certain stamp issues. Does this mean it could be considered as “Uncirculated” – or just “circulated excellent condition”?
Circulated means it has been used as a coin to buy something.
So this means that the one that I have can be considered as Uncirculated?!! Great!! 🙂