A Black Hole on a Coin to Honor Stephen Hawking

To honor the life of professor Stephen Hawking, is celebrated with a black hole on a 2019 UK 50p coin.

This is the first time Stephen Hawking, one of the world’s most brilliant scientists, has been celebrated on a UK coin, and this is the first coin in an exciting new series celebrating innovators in science.
This coin features a design approved by the Hawking estate, is only available as a commemorative edition – it won’t appear in your change.

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