UK commemorative decimal coins catalog with values

 

Previous - Pre-decimal commemorative coins

United Kingdom of the Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Reform 1968 - First Decimal coinage
Pound sterling=100 new pence (1968-1981)

coin UK 50 new pence 1973
50 new pence 1973

copper-nickel
Entering into EEC
1973 50 PENCE / nine clasped hands
ELIZABETH II D G REG F D / Young bust right
KM#918
Value - 1-2 USD

 

 

coin UK 25 new pence 1972
25 new pence no date (1972
)
copper-nickel
Royal Wedding Silver Anniversary
20 NOVEMBER 1947-1972 / ELIZABETH AND PHILIPP / crowned EP monogram
ELIZABETH II D G REG F D / Young bust right
KM#917
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin UK 25 new pence 1977
25 new pence 1977

copper-nickel
Silver Jubilee of Reign
ELIZABETH II D G REG F D / 1977 / Queen on horseback left
eagle over spoon, crown above
KM#920
Value - 1-2 USD

 

coin UK 25 new pence 1980
25 new pence 1980

copper-nickel
80 years since the birth of Queen-Mother
AUGUST 4th 1980 / QUEEN ELIZABETH QUEEN MOTHER / Queen-Mother left within rampant lions and banners
ELIZABETH II D G REG F D / Young bust right
KM#921
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin UK 25 new pence 1981
25 new pence 1981

copper-nickel
Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer
HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES AND LADY DIANA SPENCER / 1981 / two heads left
ELIZABETH II D G REG F D / Young bust right
KM#925
Value - 1-2 USD

 

 

Decimal coinage (since 1982)
Pound sterling=100 pence

coin UK 5 pounds 1993
5 pounds 1993

copper-nickel
40th Anniversary of Reign
FIVE POUNDS / ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA FID DEF / Queen's head within circle of bugling horsemen
FAITH AND TRUTH I WILL BEAR UNTO YOU / 1953-1993 / crown
KM#965
Value - 10-12 USD

 

coin UK 5 pounds 1999
5 pounds 1999 (1999-2000)

copper-nickel
Millennium
FIVE POUNDS / 1999 2000 / ANNO DOMINI / map with an hour hand coming out of Greenwich
ELIZABETH II D G REG F D 1999 / Head with tiara right
KM#1006
Value - 10-12 USD

 

coin UK 5 pounds 2007
5 pounds 2007

silver 0.9250
Diamond Jubilee - 60th Anniversary of Queen's Wedding
1947 FIVE POUNDS 2007 / TVEATVR UNITA DEVS / Westminster abbey's rose window
ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REG F D PHILIPP PRINCEPS / conjoined busts of Queen and Prince
KM#1077a
Value - 50-60 USD

 

 

coin Great Britain 2 pounds 1999
2 pounds 1999

copper-nickel/nickel-brass
Rugby World Cup
TWO POUNDS / 1999 / rugby ball
ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REG FID DEF / Head with tiara right
KM#999
Value - 6-8 USD

 

coin Great Britain 2 pounds 2001
2 pounds 2001

copper-nickel/nickel-brass
First Transatlantic Radio Transmission - 100th Anniversary
TWO POUNDS / 2001
ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REG FID DEF / Head with tiara right
KM#1014
Value - 4-6 USD

 

coin UK 2 pounds 2002
2 pounds 2002

copper-nickel/nickel-brass
17th Commonwealth Games in Manchester
£2 / COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2002 / runner at finish line, flag of England behind
ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REG FID DEF / Head with tiara right
KM#1031
Value - 10-12 USD

 

coin UK 2 pounds 2005
2 pounds 2005

copper-nickel/nickel-brass
60th Anniversary of end of WWII
TWO POUNDS / 1945-2005 / St. Paul's cathedral amid search light beams
ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REG FID DEF / Head with tiara right
KM#1056
Value - 4-6 USD

 

coin UK 2 pounds 2006
2 pounds 2006

copper-nickel/nickel-brass
200 years since the birth of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, engineer
TWO POUNDS / 2006 / Isambard Brunel head
ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REG FID DEF / Head with tiara right
KM#1060
Value - 4-5 USD

 

coin Great Britain 2 pounds 2007
2 pounds 2007

copper-nickel/nickel-brass
200th Anniversary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade
1807 / AN ACT FOR THE ABOLITION OF THE SLAVE TRADE / 2007
TWO POUNDS / ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REG FID DEF / 2007
KM#1075
Value - 4-6 USD

 

coin Great Britain 2 pounds 2007
2 pounds 2007

copper-nickel/nickel-brass
300th Anniversary of the Act of Union of England and Scotland
1707 TWO 2007 POUNDS
ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REG FID DEF
KM#1076
Value - 4-6 USD

 

coin UK 2 pounds 2009
2 pounds 2009

copper-nickel/nickel-brass
250 years since the birth of Robert Burns
TWO POUNDS / 1759 ROBERT BURNS 1796 / text of "Auld Lang Syne" song - we'll take a cup o’ kindness yet, for auld lang syne
ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REG FID DEF / 2009 / Head with tiara right
KM#1116
Value - 6-7 USD

 

coin Great Britain 2 pounds 2012
2 pounds 2012

copper-nickel/nickel-brass
Charles Dickens, 200th Anniversary of Birth
1812 CHARLES DICKENS 1870
TWO POUNDS / ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REG FID DEF / 2012
KM#1224
Value - 4-6 USD

 

coin Great Britain 2 pounds 2014
2 pounds 2014

copper-nickel/nickel-brass
150th Anniversary of Outbreak of WWI
THE FIRST WORLD WAR 1914 - 1918 / YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOU / 2014
TWO POUNDS / ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REG FID DEF
KM#1279
Value - 4-6 USD

 

 

coin UK 50 pence 1998
50 pence 1998

copper-nickel
50th Anniversary of National Health Service
50 / PENCE / FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY / NHS / radiant hands
ELIZABETH II D G REG F D 1998 / Head with tiara right
KM#992
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin UK 50 pence 1998
50 pence 1998

copper-nickel
25th Anniversary of the Common Market
50 PENCE / 1973 EU 1998 / bouquet of stars
ELIZABETH II D G REG F D 1998 / Head with tiara right
KM#996
Value - 3-4 USD

 

coin UK 50 pence 2000
50 pence 2000

copper-nickel
150th Anniversary of Public Library
50 PENCE / 1850-2000 / PUBLIC LIBRARES /open book above building
ELIZABETH II D G REG F D 2000 / Head with tiara right
KM#1004
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin UK 50 pence 2004
50 pence 2004

copper-nickel
50th Anniversary of the Four Minute Mile - Roger Bannister
50 PENCE / running legs and stop watch
ELIZABETH II D G REG F D 2004 / Head with tiara right
KM#1047
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin UK 50 pence 2005
50 pence 2005

copper-nickel
250th Anniversary of Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
50 FIFTY PENCE / FIFTIS SAXON / PLURAL OF PENNY / JONSON'S DICTIONARY 1755
ELIZABETH II D G REG F D 2005 / Head with tiara right
KM#1050
Value - 2-3 USD

 

 

coin UK 50 pence 2006
50 pence 2006

copper-nickel
150th Anniversary of the Victoria Chest
FIFTY PENCE / 26 JAN 1856 / VC / Victoria Cross medal - obverse and reverse
ELIZABETH II D G REG F D 2006 / Head with tiara right
KM#1057
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin UK 50 pence 2007
50 pence 2007

copper-nickel
100th Anniversary of the Scouting
FIFTY PENCE / 1907 BE PREPARED 2007 / fleur-de-lis emblem on globe
ELIZABETH II D G REG F D 2007 / Head with tiara right
KM#1073
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin UK 50 pence 2011
50 pence 2011

copper-nickel
50th Anniversary of World Wildlife Fund
WWF / 2011 / panda in center of animal shaped block
FIFTY PENCE / ELIZABETH II D G REG F D 2011 / Head with tiara right
KM#1196
Value - 4-5 USD

 

coin UK 50 pence 2015
50 pence 2015

copper-nickel
75th Anniversary of "The Battle of Britain"
THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN 1940 / three pilots running to the planes
50 PENCE 2015 ELIZABETH II D G REG F D / Crowned head right
Value - 2-3 USD

 

coin Great Britain 50 pence 2016
50 pence 2016

copper-nickel
Battle of Hastings - 950th Anniversary
1066 / BATTLE OF HASTINGS / 2016 / knight left
50 PENCE ELIZABETH II D G REG F D / Crowned head right
Value - 2-3 USD

 

 

 

Other British coins

England (before 1707)

George I (1714-1727)

George II (1727-1760)

George III (1760-1820)

George IV (1820-1830)

William IV (1830-1837)

Victoria (1837-1901)

Edward VII (1901-1910)

George V (1910-1936)

George VI (1936-1952)

Elizabeth II pre-decimal (1952-1967)

Elizabeth II decimal (1968-2022)

Charles III (since 2022)

 

Commemorative coins

Elizabeth II coronation

50 pence Beatrix Potter

Olympics

 

 

Coins of UK commemorative decimal in the catalog are presented divided by historical periods, indicating the main characteristics and differences by type.
Inside the sections, the coins are sorted by denomination - from large to small.
The cost of the coin is approximate and is indicated specifically for the coin shown in the picture. You can use this price to evaluate similar coins (of the same type), but remember that the value is affected by many factors, such as the state of preservation and the date of minting. The cost of coins of the same type can vary greatly depending on the number of surviving copies.
Coins of UK commemorative decimal presented on this page are not sold or bought - this is only a catalog.