UK reveals rainbow 50p coin to mark 50th anniversary of Pride
The coin honours the anniversary of the first official Pride UK event in 1972
Britain’s Royal Mint has unveiled a special new commemorative rainbow-coloured 50p coin as a tribute to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Pride UK movement.
The coin, designed by east London artist and LGBTQ+ activist Dominique Holmes, uses state-of-the-art printing technology to emboss it with the colours of the Pride progress flag.
“It humbles me greatly that the words that I coined for the brand — protest, visibility, unity and equality — will be on an actual coin, opposite the queen,” Asad Shaykh, director of marketing and communications at Pride in London said...