Rare Kew Gardens 50p coin could be worth fortune – and there’s 210,000 out there

Rare Kew Gardens 50p coin could be worth fortune – and there’s 210,000 out there

Are you a rare coin collector?

Then you'll know just how precious the Kew Gardens 50p coin is.

It is considered as one of the rarest kind as there are around 210,000 in circulation.

The coin was designed by Christopher Le Brun that shows the Kew Gardens pagoda with the dates 1759 and 2009.

It first entered circulation in 2009 through post offices and banks across the UK.

The 50p is thought to be rare as there are only a few thousands, compared to a standard minting of around 5 million.

And if you've got one hiding away in your pockets, it could be worth an absolute fortune.

According to the Royal Mint, around one in every 300 households in the UK could own a Kew Gardens 50p.

Collectors are usually willing to fork a staggering amount of money to have one of these coins in their possession.

Previously, we saw the coin sell for 500 times its face value on eBay.

The money experts at ChangeChecker named the coin as the most valuable 50p.

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Those who purchased the limited edition Kew Gardens 50p directly from the Royal Mint £30 could sell it for so much more.

Nowadays, the coins typically trade for around £300 today, although it could go for so much more on eBay.

It's not just the Kew Gardens 50p that has caught the eye of many coin collectors.

Previously, a rare Battle of Hastings 50p sold for £63,000 on eBay.

Following a price war among collectors, the money was flogged for more than 126,000 times its face value.

The coin, which marks the Battle of Hastings fought in 1066, is one of 6,700,000 in circulation.

It first entered circulation back in 2016 after it was created to mark 950 years since the famous battle.

The rare coin signifies the historical battle between King Harold II of England and William the Conqueror.

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