A STACK of rare 50p coins was sold to someone in Worcester for £50 on eBay

A stack of 50, 50p coins depicting an "Olympic horse" were sold for a total of £50.

The coin was released as part of the London 2012 Olympic celebrations by the Royal Mint. 

The equestrian events were held at Greenwich Park, with Team GB riders topping the medal table ahead of Germany.

The coin was one of 29 that were released as part of the Olympic celebrations.

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On Thursday, October 19, a London 2012 50p coin depicting the explanation of the offside rule was sold for £17.95.

Other individual coins have been sold for prices ranging between £1 to £13.

To look at the full Olympic coin collection, you can visit the Royal Mint website at https://www.royalmint.com/our-coins/events/team-gb/looking-back-at-london-2012/.