NEW UK 50p – Add a touch of Harry Potter Magic to your collection. 

The wizarding world has once again cast its enchanting spell over us with the release of a brand-new UK 50p coin by The Royal Mint. This isn’t just any coin, it’s a tribute to the magical adventures of Harry, Ron, and Hermione, and a celebration of the unbreakable bonds of friendship that define the beloved series. 

Click on the points in the interactive image below to find out more about this brand new 50p coin range.

A Tribute to Friendship and Adventure

The Harry Potter series has captivated the hearts of millions around the globe, not just for its tales of magic and mystery, but for its powerful themes of friendship, loyalty, and courage. This has been masterfully captured on our UK coinage with one of the most iconic moments from the series—the challenge of the Winged Keys. This 50p coin commemorates the scene where our heroic trio, aboard broomsticks, navigate through a flock of winged keys to catch the one that will unlock the next step in their quest to thwart Lord Voldemort’s return to power. 

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A Masterpiece Remastered 

Designed and remastered by Bella Biggs, a talented product designer at The Royal Mint, the coin features a stylised illustration of Harry Potter demonstrating his flying prowess as he attempts to catch a winged key. This design not only showcases the excitement and dynamic action of the series but also pays homage to the theme of friendship that runs throughout Harry’s journey. 

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A Collectible with a Twist 

Available in various editions, including gold Proof, silver Proof, and Brilliant Uncirculated editions—with the silver Proof version featuring stunning colour printing—this coin is a must-have for anyone looking to add a touch of magic to their collection. In an exciting twist, the Silver Proof 50p edition limit has been significantly reduced by almost 50% compared to the previous Harry Potter 50p coin, making it a rare and valuable find for collectors and fans alike. 

Why You Need This Coin in Your Collection

This coin not only celebrates one of the most thrilling scenes from the Harry Potter series but also encapsulates the spirit of adventure and the enduring power of friendship. With its exquisite design and limited availability, the Harry Potter 50p coin is sure to be a treasured item in your collection for years to come. 

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Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of magic. Secure your piece of wizarding history today and keep the magic alive! 

Celebrating Galactic History: The Millennium Falcon Coin Launch

Written by Star Wars video presenter – Jonathan Patterson

I’m thrilled to unveil a ground-breaking UK coin series today, with today’s release celebrating the iconic Millennium Falcon struck for the first time on UK coins.

Join Jonathan as he tells you all you need to know about this exciting new launch

A Galactic Collection: The Four-Coin Series

Excitingly the Millennium Falcon 50p coin is just the start, it marks the beginning of an exciting collection that honours the most famous spacecraft from the Star Wars universe.

Us collectors, can expect to see detailed coins of the Galactic Empire’s Tie Fighter, the Rebel Alliance’s X-Wing, and the formidable Death Star II, each reflecting their legendary status within the saga.

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The Millennium Falcon Coin: A Detailed Tribute

Today’s release, captures the essence of the beloved spacecraft with remarkable detail, as depicted in the original trilogy. This coin is not only a visual delight but also features a unique lenticular design, allowing for a dynamic image transition between the Rebel Alliance ‘Starbird’ logo and the Millennium Falcon. It’s a fitting homage to the ship known for its speed, agility, and representation of the Rebel Alliance’s indomitable spirit.

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Exclusive Editions and Limited Availability

Available in Gold Proof, Silver Proof, and Brilliant Uncirculated editions, this launch marks the first time the Millennium Falcon has been featured on UK coins. The Silver Proof edition, in particular, is limited to a global issue of just 7,500 coins — 40% fewer than previous releases—meaning you’d better be quick to secure one.

As we embark on this galactic adventure with the Millennium Falcon and beyond, now is the perfect opportunity to add to your collection. With prices beginning at just £5.99 (+p&p), dive into the 2024 UK Millennium Falcon Coin collection today and seize your chance to own a piece of movie history.

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The Legendary Piper of D-Day: Bill Millin’s Story

Before we delve into the extraordinary legacy of Bill Millin, the “Mad Piper” of D-Day, we have a special invitation for our readers. Join us for an exclusive interview with John Millin, son of the legendary piper, as he shares intimate details of his father’s remarkable actions on that fateful day in Normandy.


And for those who appreciate the stirring sound of bagpipes, scroll down to see John’s live performance to remember the valour of not only his father but all who served. Don’t miss this captivating tribute to a hero who inspired all the troops around him.

The Unforgettable Sound of Courage

Throughout military history, there are countless stories of bravery, sacrifice, and resilience. Yet, among these tales, the story of Bill Millin stands out for its uniqueness and the sheer audacity of one man’s spirit amidst the chaos of war. Bill Millin, often referred to as the “Mad Piper,” played a pivotal role during World War II, not with a weapon, but with his bagpipes, on the beaches of Normandy.

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The Pipes of War

Serving under Lord Lovat, commander of the 1st Special Service Brigade, Millin found himself in a unique position. Despite the British Army’s ban on pipers leading soldiers into combat, Lord Lovat, adhering to Highland tradition, believed in the inspirational power of the bagpipes. And so, on D-Day, Millin landed on Sword Beach, tasked with an incredible mission: to play his pipes amidst the danger and chaos of the invasion.

Braving the Bullets with Bagpipes

As Millin strode up and down Sword Beach, his bagpipes rallied his comrades with tunes such as “Highland Laddie” and “The Road to the Isles,” undeterred by the hail of bullets and explosions around him. Remarkably, he emerged unscathed, with some captured German soldiers later admitting they spared him, believing him to be mad.

A Son’s Tribute: John Millin’s Exclusive Performance

John Millin performing live at Tower Mint

It’s with great privilege that we present this extraordinary tribute. To commemorate this special occasion, John has learned the melodies that his father played and that once echoed over the chaotic shores of Normandy. In a live performance, he honours his father’s bravery and courage.

Thank you, John. We dedicate the Beach Piper coin to the memory of your remarkable father.

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