17 December 2018, 14:11
There are millions of Girl Guide 50ps, but there are apparently some very special ones out there.
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7,410,090 were made in 2010 to celebrate 100 years of girl guiding in the UK.
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However, one coin collector has claimed that their coin is worth £825, due to “rare errors” that occurred during manufacturing.
They uploaded it to eBay, explaining why it has a whopping 164,900% increase in value.
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The seller wrote: “An Extremely Rare 50p 2010 coin. UNIQUE Mis-shapen bottem left star and centre dipressed star is a PERFECT star shape in centre small clover – this is not PERFECT on all coins, it is also a sign of authenticity.
“One of the rarest and most valuable 50p coins in circulation.”
The Sun reports that the highest ever value received for a girl guiding coin was £300, but they usually go for less than £5.
Meanwhile, Change Checker has only placed this specific style of 50p as 59th in a list of rare 50p pieces.
This year has also seen coin collectors hunting special Beatrix Potter 50ps, with one being sold for £1,000.