A rare coin which was created to mark the Battle of Hastings in 1066 is flogging on eBay for a whopping £12,500.
It was issued in 2016 to commemorate the battle fought between the Norman-French army of William, the Duke of Normandy and an English army under the Anglo-Saxon King Harold Godwinson.
The Battle of Hastings began the Norman conquest in England which is an extremely important part of the country’s history.
Now to mark the battle which changed who was in charge, a 50p coin was created to signify the fight in 1066.
The seller on eBay is flogging the coin for an eye-watering £12,500 after claiming it is “very rare” and in good condition.
However despite this, according to ChangeChecker, there are in fact, 6.7 million of them in circulation.
It was printed by the Royal Mint in 2016 when it first entered circulation and has been known for sell as much as £3.595.
Previously, Daily Star Online found the historic 50p coin to be flogging on eBay for an eye-watering £60,000.
The coin was created to remember the day when King Harold II was defeated by William the Conqueror, leading to the collapse of the English Army.
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