Suffragettes 50p worth
Suffragettes 50p was issued in the year 2003 by The Royal Mint Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of establishment of the Women’s Social and Political Union..
It is less commonly found with a mintage of 3,124,030 coins in circulation.
The coin reverse image depicts the striking figure of a Suffragette lady chained to railings and holding a banner. The letters on the banner “WSPU” are an abbreviation of the Women’s Social and Political Union.
There is also an image of a ballot paper marked with a cross and the words GIVE WOMEN THE VOTE
It has the words 50 PENCE and the 2 Anniversary dates, 1903 to 2003.
This is coin number 5 in the Royal Mint The Great British Coin Hunt 50p Album – Volume 1 referred to as THE SUFFRAGETTES 50p.
The 2003 Women’s social and political union (WSPU) 50p – also known as the Suffragette coin.
There are currently 3.1million of the coins in circulation, making it far less rare than the Kew Gardens coin.
Reverse Design: Mary Milner Dickens
Obverse Design: Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley