Paddington at the Palace 50p

What’s the Paddington at the Palace 50p worth?

The 2018 Paddington at the Palace 50p coin value to a coin collector is:

Coin VariantCollector Value
Circulated : Mintage: 5,901,000 Scarcity = Common£1.00
Brilliant Uncirculated (Royal Mint Pack) : Mintage: 149,842£4.50

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Description

2018 Paddington at the Palace 50p Coin

The Paddington at the Palace 50p coin, issued in 2018, is part of a series celebrating the 60th anniversary of the beloved character Paddington Bear, created by Michael Bond. This particular coin features a design of Paddington Bear outside Buckingham Palace, waving a Union Flag. The design was crafted by David Knapton, capturing the charm and whimsy of Paddington’s adventures in London.

The coin was struck with a mintage of 5,901,000 for circulation, making it a common find for collectors. It also has a scarcity index rating of 2, indicating its relative availability in comparison to other collectible coins​​. For those looking to collect this coin in a Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) condition, it was released with a total BU mintage of 149,842, which includes coins in Royal Mint packs and other special packaging​​.

In terms of value, circulated versions of the Paddington at the Palace 50p coin can be found at around £1, reflecting its availability and popularity among collectors. The Brilliant Uncirculated version, particularly those in Royal Mint packaging, are valued at approximately £4.50​​​​. Prices can vary based on condition and the specifics of the sale, so collectors may find it beneficial to check current listings and recent sales for the most accurate pricing.

This coin not only represents a piece of UK numismatic history but also celebrates the cultural impact of Paddington Bear. Collectors and fans of Paddington Bear can appreciate the careful design and the joy that Paddington brings to many.

Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the classic book, A Bear Called Paddington this is the second coin in the four-coin Paddington Bear coins set.

The Silver Proof coins are selling for around £35 on eBay.

Paddington at the Palace 50p Reverse Image

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Paddington at Buckingham Palace 50p

Paddington at the Palace 50p Obverse Image

2018 50p Coin Obverse

 

Paddington at the Palace 50p BU Coin Pack

The Paddington at the Palace 50p issued direct from the Royal Mint coin shop in a Brilliant Uncirculated Coin pack.

These packs often have additional information about the coin and the event it is celebrating.

Paddington at the Palace 50p BU Coin Pack
BU = Brilliant Uncirculated. means it was purchased directly from the Royal mint and never in general circulation.

Mintage Figures

Coins in General Circulation

Paddington at the Palace 50p Mintage Figures

Circulated5,901,000

Brilliant Uncirculated Coin Specification

Year2018
Obverse Legend50 PENCE • 2018 • ELIZABETH II • D • G • REG • F • D
Issued ByThe Royal Mint
Alloy75% copper, 25% nickel
MetalCupro-nickel
Diameter27.30 mm
Thickness1.78 mm
Weight8.0 g
EdgePlain
  • LEP = Limited Edition Presentation
  • MCM = Maximum Coin Mintage (the difference available for other presentations such as proof coin sets or coin and book sets)

There are four Paddington Bear coins in circulation. Others include:

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