Issue dates: 1998
Quantity minted: 5,001,000
Circulated average condition: 50p
Circulated excellent condition: £2.50
Caring hands holding the sun’s rays, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the NHS. Design by David Cornell.
Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley.
More about the NHS 50p
The National Health Service (NHS) was formed in 1948 to be free at the point of delivery.