eBay is the place to head when it comes to buying or selling rare and collectable items.
The auction site sees thousands of products listed every day, many of which being rare coins.
One “rare” coin that crops up a lot on eBay is the Peter Rabbit 50p coin.
Part of a popular collection made to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter, how much is the coin actually worth?
eBay: ‘Rare’ 2016 50p coin selling for £800 - How much is the Peter Rabbit 50p REALLY worth?
The coin was listed this morning on eBay for a whopping £800 - 1,600 times its intended 50p value.
The seller, known as “juggler444”, titled the listing: “Circulated Rare Peter Rabbit 2016 50p.”
Giving more info away, the item’s description read: “Very rare circulated Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit 50 pence piece from 2016
“Very good condition.”
The coin was listed for a seven-day auction, with the starting price at £800.
Open to accepting less than the asking price, the Norwich-based seller has also given the option to “make an offer”.
The Peter Rabbit 50p has caused hysteria on eBay, with hundreds of coins being listed (Image: Getty Images/The Royal Mint)
The coin was minted in 2016 and is part of a series of