2020 8 gram Great Britain Celebrating British Diversity Brilliant Uncirculated Copper Nickel Coin

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Britain’s history is rich and diverse. For more than 1,100 years, the nation’s story has been told through coins struck by The Royal Mint, a narrative carried in the pockets and purses of all its people. The contribution of ethnic minority communities has been such an important part of that story but has often gone unrecognised. This new 50p coin has been created to celebrate British diversity and is available in a range of editions.

“For generations, ethnic minority groups have fought and died for this country we have built together; taught our children, nursed the sick, cared for the elderly; and through their enterprising spirit have started some of our most exciting and dynamic businesses, creating jobs and driving growth.” Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Master of the Mint

The coin design by Dominique Evans features the words ‘DIVERSITY BUILT BRITAIN’ on a structure composed of interconnected triangles. The lines are linked to form a network, with each part just as important as the next in uniting the whole composition.


Key Feature

  • The coin celebrates British diversity 
  • The inscription on the reverse reads ‘DIVERSITY BUILT BRITAIN’
  • Features a new design by Dominique Evans, a graphic designer at The Royal Mint
  • This 50p coin is available as a gold Proof Piedfort, gold Proof, silver Proof Piedfort, silver Proof and Brilliant Uncirculated edition
More Information
Year 2020
Metal Content Cupro-nickel
Denomination 50p
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Country Great Britain
Manufacturer The Royal Mint
Mintage Unlimited
Diameter (mm) 27.3