THIS rare 50 pence coin is up for sale in Leigh for an eyewatering £15,000.

The ‘highly sought-after’ coin was commissioned to commemorate the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

It is said to be a unique addition for coin collectors, which is why it is on for such a staggering sum.

You can buy it now for £15,000, or you can bid from £10,000 until Thursday.

Those who buy it on Ebay however must pay £7.95 for express delivery.

The listing reads: “This rare Battle of Hastings 1066 50p coin is highly sought-after by collectors around the world.

“Featuring the iconic scene of King Harold II being struck in the eye with an arrow, this coin is a must-have for anyone interested in British history and numismatics.

“Crafted in 2016 during the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, this coin is a true gem of Great Britain.

“Its denomination of 50p and country of origin make it a unique addition to any coin collection.

“Do not miss your chance to own this piece of history.”

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