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.

Another valuable 50p coin that was widely circulated, this could be worth up to 30 GBP.

5. Triathlon 50p

Another valuable 50p coin that was widely circulated, this could be worth up to 30 GBP.
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This coin sells for around 10 GBP and is another part of the Olympics series of 50p pieces.

6. Wrestling 50p

This coin sells for around 10 GBP and is another part of the Olympics series of 50p pieces.
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The second-most valuable Commonwealth Games 2 pound coin,this coin often sells for more than 10 GBP.

7. Commonwealth Games England 2 pound coin

The second-most valuable Commonwealth Games 2 pound coin,this coin often sells for more than 10 GBP.
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Another of the A-Z 10p coins that is collectable, this 'Y' coin is the second-rarest in the series often sells for close to 3 GBP.

8. Yeoman Warder 10p

Another of the A-Z 10p coins that is collectable, this 'Y' coin is the second-rarest in the series often sells for close to 3 GBP.
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