PRE-ORDER your Hylaeosaurus 50p BU Pack
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PRE-ORDER your Hylaeosaurus 50p BU Pack

The armoured dinosaur, the Hylaeosaurus, was the third dinosaur to be discovered and described by Richard Owen in his ‘Dinosauria’ paper in 1842.   

And now, to celebrate the discovery of dinosaurs, the Royal Mint has authorised for a series of 50p coins to be released. The third 50p features the Hylaeosaurus dinosaur.

The creature on this 50p has been designed by renowned British palaeo-artist Robert Nicholls, with expert guidance by the Earth Sciences Department of the Natural History Museum. 

You now have the exclusive opportunity to PRE-ORDER this coin before it is officially released in April, meaning you can be one of a select number of collectors to continue your dinosaur 50p collection today.

Struck by The Royal Mint to a pristine Brilliant Uncirculated finish, your coin will arrive in its official Royal Mint presentation pack.

What’s more, it’s available to you today for the Royal Mint issue price of £10 (+p&p).

Your pre-order guarantee: We currently expect this coin to be released in April. Should there be any unforeseen changes to the delivery time we will contact you. You may cancel your reservation at any time prior to despatch by contacting us. You are covered by a full 30-day Money Back Guarantee once you have received your 50p. If you use a credit or debit card to reserve your coin it will not be charged until your coin is ready for despatch.

Available now: click here to order the first coin in the series – the Megalosaurus 50p BU Pack >>>

Click here to pre-order the second coin in the series – the Iguanodon 50p BU Pack >>>

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  • Country of Issue: UK
  • Year of Issue: 2020
  • Coin Diameter: 27.3mm
  • Coin Weight: 8g
  • Obverse: Jody Clark
  • Reverse: Robert Nicholls
  • Metal: Cupro-Nickel
  • Finish: Brilliant Uncirculated

Numismatic pieces should be owned primarily for collector interest.
The Westminster Collection does not offer them as an investment and makes no guarantees in terms of future value.