A 50p coin is being sold for a whopping profit by a Cheshire resident.

The item is listed on eBay for £3,000 or best offer.

It is described as a ‘very rare Prince Charles III 50p coin’.

The item description reads: “Welcome to my listing for a very rare Prince Charles III 50p to celebrate the ascension of.

“Minted in 2022 in Great Britain, this decimal coinage boasts a fineness of 0.5 and features the new King's profile.

“A must-have for any coin collector, this piece is a rare find that celebrates a historic moment in British history.

“This is an exceptionally rare coin which features a bird on the ear of the king which is an error and not part of the original circulation.”

The item location is listed as Widnes and it was only uploaded two days ago.

To view the listing, visit here.