Benjamin Britten 50p

2013 Benjamin Britten 50p

  • Celebrate the 100th birthday of Benjamin Britten, great British composer, pianist, and conductor
  • First UK 50p to mark both the date and denomination only on the obverse side
  • Features Tennyson’s line “Blow Bugle Blow, set the wild echoes flying”, the first UK 50p to feature a line of poetry
  • The first time for a British coin to feature a composer
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