In 2013 to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Benjamin Britten, the Royal Mint released a special Limited Issue Brilliant Uncirculated50p Fifty Pence Coin First Day Cover.
The reverse designed by Tom Phillips celebrates Britten's work with some of the words he set to music in 'Serenade' by the poet Tennyson and is the first time a composer has been featured on a UK coin.
The obverse design is the stunning portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank Broadley.
Issuing Country: United Kingdom
Metal: Cupro Nickel
Weight: 8.00 Grams
Quality: Brilliant Uncirculated
Issue Limit: 8,239 Worldwide
Presentation: Royal Mint First Day Cover
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