Public Libraries 50p
Issue date: 2000
Quantity minted: 11,263,000
Circulated average condition: 50p
Circulated excellent condition: £2.00
Showing an opened book on top of a pillared public library building with the dates 1850 and 2000 above. Designed by Mary Milner Dickens.
Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley.
More about the Public Libraries 50p
These special edition 50p coins were issued in 2000 to commemorate 150 years since the Public Libraries Act was passed as an act of parliament in 1850.
The Public Libraries Act first gave local boroughs the power to establish free public libraries. It was the first legal step towards the creation of universal access to information and literature, and it is seen as a milestone in the social education of the country.
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Is it worth selling
Depends on the condition and how much you want for it.
How much is this coin worth? I have one I would like to sell
Estimated values are shown at the top of the page (next to the big coin image). What yours is worth will very much depend on the condition of your coin.
where would i be able to sell it?
Either tell us what you’ve got on here or stick it on ebay. Don’t forget to mention the condition and how much you want for it (inc postage).
Hi just want to know how u tell if it’s circulated or not please vgxny
Circulated means it has been used as money (circulated in the monitory system) so has touched other coins in pockets, tills, fruit machines etc etc. Uncirculated means it has never been spent as a coin and was removed from the monetary system before it could possibly be damaged or tarnished. So if you found it in change then it’s definitely circulated.
I have one very nice condition make me an offer