This special new 50p coin to mark Brexit is a perfect symbol of disaster

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Because we’re Britain and fundamentally naff, we are apparently releasing a special 50p coin to mark the day of Brexit – to be released 29 March 2019.

The Sun’s run a rather terrifying mock-up of it:


While it won’t look like this in reality, your mole can’t help but notice this coin is a perfect metaphor for the horror of Brexit.

It’s an empty, patriotic gimmick.

It’s entirely pointless.

It uses public resources on a foregone conclusion.

It’s based on lies (“Friendship with all Nations”, eh?).

It’s precisely the amount we’ll be left with in our wallets after Brexit.

It’s a concession to the most frothing Brexiteers.

Only old people and some Tory MPs will like it.

I'm a mole, innit.