Here are some of the rarest coins in circulation in the UK.

The ten rarest coins in circulation at the moment - and how much they are worth

Not everybody carries change around these days, with many preferring to pay by card.

But the shrapnel in your pocket could be worth far more than the small change you initially take it for. A number of coins that are currently in circulation in the UK are worth far more than their face value. Here are some of the rarest ones around, according to changechecker, and how much they can be sold for.

This is the rarest 50p. They have been seen to sell on eBay for close to 200 GBP.

1. Kew Gardens 50p

This is the rarest 50p. They have been seen to sell on eBay for close to 200 GBP.
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These are the rarest 2 pound coins and sell for around 30 GBP.

2. Commonwealth Games Northern Ireland 2 pound coin

These are the rarest 2 pound coins and sell for around 30 GBP.
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Change checker says this is the rarest 10p in circulation. They sell for around 3 GBP.

3. Zebra Crossing 10p

Change checker says this is the rarest 10p in circulation. They sell for around 3 GBP.
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Part of the Olympics series, this coin could be in your change and is worth up to 40 GBP to some collectors.

4. Football 50p

Part of the Olympics series, this coin could be in your change and is worth up to 40 GBP to some collectors.
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