That 50 pence piece in your pocket could be worth hundreds of pounds.
The value of the silver depends on what pattern it has on it.
If you’re propitious adequate to have one with a Kew Gardens sketch you could sell it for some-more than £100 on eBay.
That’s according to Changechecker.org, which has come up with a scarcity index to find out which 50p coins are the many valuable.
The Kew Gardens pattern is apparently the many sought after since only 210,000 have been made.
Changechecker.org suggests owners can get around £100 on eBay for it but some of the coins have formerly sole in additional of £200.
If you possess a London Olympics desirous 50p silver then you’re also in fitness as these are the next rarest pieces and sell for up to £15 each.
Designs in this series of coins embody Triathlon, Judo and Wrestling and Football.
Other coins that could make you some income embody Beatrix Potter, Jemima Puddle-Duck and Suffragettes designs.
The nonesuch index comes up with a value for a sold 50p silver by looking at direct and rarity.
Changechecker.org added: ‘Generally collectors have had to rest on mintage total to brand the scarcest coins. But they only tell partial of the story.
‘Trying to find a good peculiarity silver from 15 – 20 years ago, even for a aloft mintage issue, is much some-more severe than a some-more new issue, as coins turn shop-worn over time and are eventually private from circulation.’