This new coin with LGBT+ colors will go into circulation in the United Kingdom

A coin with LGBT+ colors will be put into circulation in the United Kingdom in June. First !

To mark the 50th anniversary of the first LGBT+ event in the United Kingdom, The Royal Mint, the agency responsible for minting the British currency, unveiled a 50 pence coin in the colors of the LGBT+ community, tell our colleagues at Creapils.

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Photo Credit: The Royal Mint

The coin will be released in June

The outlet said the coin’s design is the brainchild of artist and activist Dominic Holmes & Pride in London, an annual LGBT+ pride festival.

Unsurprisingly, the piece – called The Penny Pride – is emblazoned with a rainbow flag as well as the movement’s four values ​​(protest, unity, visibility and equality). The word “Pride” was inscribed in the center of the disc.

Photo Credit: The Royal Mint

The 50 pence coin will be put into circulation on the occasion of Pride Month 2022 (during June). You may not know it, but this time of year celebrates LGBT+ struggles. Pride marches are also held around the world.

As Krepils reminds us, this is the first time the LBGT+ community has been honored on “an official piece across the channel.”

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