50 Years of the Big Mac


August 01, 2018

In its 50 years, the legendary taste of the Big Mac has helped it achieve universal recognition and a lasting legacy. No matter where they live in the world, Big Mac fans recognize the two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles and onions on a sesame seed bun as the iconic burger with a flavor combination that’s just as craveable and delicious as the day it was introduced.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Big Mac, McDonald’s unveiled the MacCoin, a limited edition global currency* backed by the internationally iconic Big Mac that fans across the world can get their hands on starting August 2 to share, collect or redeem. Beginning at lunch time on August 2, customers can receive a MacCoin with the purchase of a Big Mac at 14,000 participating restaurants across the U.S., while supplies last. Starting on August 3 through 2018, customers can redeem their MacCoin for a free Big Mac at participating McDonald’s restaurants in the U.S. and in more than 50 participating countries.

*MacCoin has no cash value and is only redeemable for one free Big Mac at participating McDonald’s restaurants through 2018.

Terms & Conditions

Coin is valid for one (1) free Big Mac on a future visit to a participating McDonald’s in the United States and other participating countries only. Visit playatmcd.com/BigMac50 for a list of participating countries. Expires 12/31/2018. One-time use. Not valid with any other offer, discount, coupon or combo meal. No cash value. Limit one free Big Mac per person per visit. Coin may not be auctioned, sold, or duplicated in any way. Valid when product served. May not be valid for custom orders. Void where prohibited.