Released into circulation: 12 June 1996
Metal composition: steel core covered with nickel
Diameter: 20.5 mm
Weight: 3.65 g
Motif on the obverse: The centre of the coin features the denomination numeral and currency name "50 LIPA" against the background showing a stylised blooming linden branch. The inscription "REPUBLIKA HRVATSKA" is displayed in the upper semi-circle along the edge of the coin. Positioned centrally along the lower edge is the coat of arms of the Republic of Croatia, bordered on its left and right sides by the Croatian wattle.
Motif on the reverse: The centre of the coin features the Croatian Football Federation logo, with the central surface bearing the vertically inscribed Federation's acronym in Croatian, "HNS", and two lateral surfaces displaying six relief, matte squares and five flat, shiny squares in two stylised vertical lines. An image of a football covers the joint bottom tip of the three surfaces. The inscription "ENGLESKA" and the year "1996" are displayed semi-circularly, in two lines, above the Federation's logo. The inscription "EUROPSKO NOGOMETNO PRVENSTVO" is laid out circularly along the edge of the coin.
Occasion commemorated: the European Football Championship - England 1996
Items issued: 900,000