Celebrating its 75th anniversary: Coins for a great cause.
Celebrating its 75th anniversary, the National Health Service (NHS) is being honored in a remarkable way by the Royal Mint. To mark this momentous occasion, a special 50p coin has been created, making it a unique collectible item.
While the Royal Mint has previously released NHS-themed coins, this particular coin stands out as it will be sold individually rather than as part of a set. Priced at £11 and above, the proceeds from the sale of these collectible coins will be donated to NHS Charities Together, an organization dedicated to supporting NHS staff, patients, and communities. The Royal Mint estimates that the sales of these coins could potentially raise an impressive £225,000.
Designed by Alice Lediard, a senior designer at the Royal Mint, this coin prominently features King Charles's head, making it one of the first of its kind. On the reverse side, the design is adorned with powerful words like "dedication," "support," and "empathy," symbolizing the deep gratitude the United Kingdom holds towards the NHS and its devoted workforce. Notably, the font used in the lettering closely resembles that of the NHS logo, adding a meaningful touch.
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In conjunction with the NHS's 75th anniversary, the Royal Mint has also introduced a range of commemorative coins. Among them is a 50p coin that pays tribute to the arrival of HMT Empire Windrush to the UK 75 years ago, acknowledging the immense contributions made by the Windrush Generation, including their instrumental role in establishing the NHS. Additionally, the collection features coins commemorating His Majesty The King's 75th birthday, the life and works of author JRR Tolkien, and the centenary of the Flying Scotsman.
To provide further insight into the significance of the NHS 50p coin and the wider collection, the Royal Mint has produced a captivating film that delves into their creation and meaning.
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