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## Fifty pence (British coin) - Wikipedia

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The British decimal fifty pence (50p) coin – often pronounced fifty pee – is a unit of currency equaling one half of a pound sterling. It is a seven-sided coin formed as an equilateral-c...

## Seven sides of a 50p coin | The Royal Mint

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Since the introduction of the 50p coin in 1969 it has become one of the most ... It was the world's first seven-sided coin, in the shape of an equilateral curve heptagon. ... to be the best for distinguishing the coin from the rest of the UK coinage.

## What shape is a 20 pence piece? | matheminutes

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Dec 28, 2011 ... All but two UK coins are circular. ... This would indicate that it might be a regular heptagon. ... Why are these shapes chosen for coins though?

## Which British coin is a heptagon - Answers.com

The British 20 Pence and 50 Pence coins are both heptagons.

## An Alphabet of Heptagons: Seven-sided Coins - World of Coins

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The first heptagonal coin was created by the Royal Mint (UK). It was a British 50 pence coin, first issued in 1969. In this topic, I will give priority ...

## Heptagon - math word definition - Math Open Reference

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Heptagons are not seen much in everyday life except in the UK, where there are coins in the shape of a heptagon. On the right is the 50 pence coin. It is not a ...

## How round is your money? - Maths Careers

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50p coin. The British 50p coin, like the 20p coin, has a rather unusual shape. It is an equilaterally curved heptagon. That is, it has seven equal sides, all of which ...

## Fifty Pence Coins - A Brief History of the 50 Pence ... - 24Carat.co.uk

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Reverse of 1998 Britain's 25th Anniversary of EU Membership Fifty Pence ... The last coins of the old £sd system to be issued for circulation were dated 1967, and the first decimal coins were ... It was the world's first equilateral curve heptagon.

## 2D Polygon Shapes - Facts about Pentagons, Hexagons, Octagons ...

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Enjoy learning about 2D polygon shapes with our range of interesting facts. ... The British 50 and 20 pence coins are curved heptagons. An octagon is an 8 ...

## Monthly Maths Maths - MEI

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coin will save taxpayers money by cutting down on millions of ... machines in the UK to accept the new coin could be ... coins are regular curvilinear heptagons,.