In 2009 the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew marked its 250th anniversary as a botanical garden and The Royal Mint was proud to join in the celebrations with a splendid commemorative design. The reverse design, created by Christopher Le Brun RA, featured the famous Chinese Pagoda at Kew with a decorative leafy climber twining in and around the tower.
Rare 50p coins are being reissued by the Royal Mint – including the Kew Gardens design The rarest of the 50p coins is being reissued in 2019.
More about the Kew Gardens 50p. These very limited edition 50p coins were issued in 2009 to celebrate the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew. A UNESCO World Heritage Site which boasts 4.5 acres of gardens under glass as well as a soaring treetop walkway.
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The Kew Gardens 50p, released in 2009 to celebrate the 250th Anniversary of the Royal Botanic Gardens, is the rarest coin of any denomination currently in circulation.
The UK’s RAREST 50p coin in circulation will be re-issued by The Royal Mint in 2019 it has been confirmed. The Kew Gardens 50p hit the headlines in February 2014 when it was revealed as the most scarce 50p in circulation.
Released by The Royal Mint in 2009 to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, Re-issued Kew Gardens 50p. Towards the end of 2018, The Royal Mint announced that the coin would be re-issued in 2019 as part of the 50th anniversary of the 50p coin set and unsurprisingly when Kew Gardens 50p – a design
Kew Gardens 50p was issued in 2009 to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the foundation of Kew Gardens. This is a rare coin with only 210,000 coins issued. 2 x 2009 Royal Mint Kew Gardens Piedfort 50p Fifty Pence Silver Proof Coin PCGS PR69 sold for £749.95 in December 2016.