Faulty 20p coins 'worth £50 each'

  peter99co 16:14 29 Jun 2009

click here

Check your change!

  BRYNIT 17:50 29 Jun 2009

I'm rich.
I've just checked the two bag of 20p I had on the shelf for a couple of weeks and found 10.

  Bingalau 18:05 29 Jun 2009

I fed the parking machine with a heap of 20 pence pieces this afternoon. I bet they were all undated. Just my luck! I've got one left and think I will get my Dremmel out and grind the date off. A bit of a polish and see if the manageress of my local pub will trade it for a pint.

  Quickbeam 19:30 29 Jun 2009

won't give me £49.50 change out of one of those when I buy a paper...

  Grey Goo 21:06 29 Jun 2009

I have a £50 note that will soon be worth 20p

  AL47 21:26 29 Jun 2009

ill give you 30p for it ;)

  dagnammit 23:22 29 Jun 2009

One auction on ebay hit £310. So I'm told.

Last month our kids' school ran a sponsorship thing filling tubes of smarties with 20p coins. I bet I gave loads away! :(

  peter99co 13:36 30 Jun 2009

On the BBC News they reported a sale on Ebay over £5000. (27,000 hits) Unable to find a link

  GANDALF <|:-)> 13:57 30 Jun 2009

click here there are some at £5k 'buy it now' but I think these people are dreaming as there appears to be 200,000 of the blighters which means that they are not that rare..


  Grey Goo 17:00 30 Jun 2009

The ink will be dry soon then you can buy as many as you like.

  user8 17:35 30 Jun 2009

I'm not sharing mine with anyone!

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