In 2016 to commemorate the 950th Anniversary of the Battle of Hastings, the Royal Mint released a special Limited Issue Battle of Hastings 50p.
The reverse designed by John Bergdahl pays tribute to William the Conqueror and the Battle of Hastings of 1066 and is based on the Bayeux Tapestry and features a figure based on images though to be King Harold with the famous arrow to the eye while the obverse features the Fifth Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark.
Diameter - 27.3mm
Weight - 8g
Certified Brilliant Uncirculated
Each coin comes protectively sealed in a tamper-proof numismatic capsule.