MSE News: Have you got a ‘Downturn 50p’ said to be worth £1,000?

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"A new batch of 50p coins has been printed with a slight error that could make them worth up to £1,000, according to experts..."
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  • immy
    immy Posts: 227 Forumite
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    april fools!
  • jamespir
    jamespir Posts: 21,456 Forumite
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    lol good one i nearly believed it too
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  • chalkysoil
    chalkysoil Posts: 1,662 Forumite
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    already it's started... :D
  • Old_Wrinkly
    Old_Wrinkly Posts: 5,182 Forumite
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    I expected it earlier ... ;)
  • jd87
    jd87 Posts: 2,345 Forumite
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    Doh! I actually got all the way through the article and was thinking about going to check my wallet... :embarasse
  • Casperthefriendlyghost
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    well done guys, it was so funny! Making up names for people and things, had me laughing loudly.

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  • Iand1
    Iand1 Posts: 170 Forumite
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    got a BAG OF THESE!! each for sale at £500, double your money!

    APRIL FOOLS!
  • oakhouse13
    oakhouse13 Posts: 767 Forumite
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    What's the betting someone will make money out of this selling downturn 50p pieces on eBay to all those suckers out there.
  • Paulgonnabedebtfree
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    immy wrote: »
    april fools!

    Damn. Someone beat me to it.
    I sometimes don't suss them out but Martin didn't fool me this time :D
  • aurion22
    aurion22 Posts: 146 Forumite
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    I've got several 50p coins which I'd gladly sell to anyone who'd like to give me £1000. That would certainly be good for my morale .. and my bank balance!
    :-)
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