Blog — Beatrix Potter
Posted by Hannah Meneghini-Relf on
The 50p coin has undoubtedly become the collector’s favourite and Britain’s most collectable coin. And whilst there were hints of rising popularity before (Kew Gardens and the Olympics 50p coins top of the list), it wasn’t until a mischievous little bunny appeared on the coins that things really kicked off. And with it came a whole new dawn of collecting, and a new generation of collectors. The First Peter Rabbit 50p In 2016, we celebrated the 150th anniversary of the birth of one of Britain’s most revered authors: Beatrix Potter. Of course, she wasn’t just an author she was also...
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Posted by Catherine Antignani on
Four new Beatrix Potter 50p silver coins have been revealed by The Royal Mint. Flopsy Bunny, the Tailor of Gloucester, and Mrs Tittlemouse all feature for the first time on UK coinage – whilst Peter Rabbit returns for the third year in a row. The four coins issued last year by The Royal Mint created a collecting storm when 30,000 Peter Rabbit Silver 50p’s sold out in just ONE day, making it the fastest selling and most popular Silver UK 50p coin EVER. And now they’re issuing BRAND NEW designs for 2018. Here’s a first look at the new silver coins, with details of when they are available… 2018 Peter Rabbit 50p...