Coinage:Written question - 234738

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Asked by Mary Creagh
(Wakefield)
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Asked on: 20 March 2019
Treasury
Coinage
Commons
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the commemorative 50 pence coin to mark the UK's departure from the EU with the date of 29 March 2019 has been minted.
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Corrected answer by: Robert Jenrick
Corrected on: 27 March 2019
An error has been identified in the written answer given on 25 March 2019.
The correct answer should have been:

Currently, no commemorative coins to mark the UK’s departure from the UK EU have been minted. However, as is standard procedure at The Royal Mint, a small number of trial coins have been produced. The production of trial coins does not incur any cost to the taxpayer. The commemorative 50 pence coin to mark the UK leaving the European Union will be made available following our departure.

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Answered by: Robert Jenrick
Answered on: 25 March 2019

Currently, no commemorative coins to mark the UK’s departure from the UK EU have been minted. However, as is standard procedure at The Royal Mint, a small number of trial coins have been produced. The production of trial coins does not incur any cost to the taxpayer. The commemorative 50 pence coin to mark the UK leaving the European Union will be made available following our departure.

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