Beatrix Potter 50p coins are a collection of beautifully designed 50 pence coins from The Royal Mint.
First released in 2016, these coins have been a massive hit with the UK public and around the world resulting in additional special edition coins being released each year by The Royal Mint to satisfy the needs of the more serious coin collector.
You can buy coins in many versions from coins that have been found in general UK coin circulation up to gold proof coins.
Beatrix Potter Coin Collections
includes all 4 2018 Beatrix Potter Coins
Beatrix Potter 50p Silver Proof Coins
Name Year Max Mintage eBay The Royal Mint Beatrix Potter 150th Anniversary 2016 7,750 eBay The Royal Mint Peter Rabbit 2016 15,000 eBay The Royal Mint Jemima Puddle-Duck 2016 16,000 eBay None Found Squirrel Nutkin 2016 16,000 eBay The Royal Mint Peter Rabbit 2017 40,000 eBay The Royal Mint Benjamin Bunny 2017 40,000 eBay The Royal Mint Mr Jeremy Fisher 2017 40,000 eBay The Royal Mint Tom Kitten 2017 40,000 eBay The Royal Mint Peter Rabbit 2018 45,000 eBay The Royal Mint Flopsy Bunny 2018 45,000 eBay The Royal Mint The Tailor of Gloucester 2018 40,000 eBay The Royal Mint Mrs. Tittlemouse 2018 40,000 eBay The Royal Mint Mintage figures are taken from The Royal Mint website. Know the Facts from Fiction
As part of the Beatrix Potter 50p Coins, The Royal Mint issued 3 versions of the
Peter Rabbit 2016 50p: (these you may find in your pocket change in varying condition) - collectable but not worth much more than face value. Sell for slightly more on eBay. Circulated (purchased directly from The Royal Mint website and usually in protective packaging as a collectable coin) Brilliant Uncirculated (coloured silver coin in a presentation pack and a known mintage run) Silver Proof (plain gold coin in a presentation pack and a known mintage run) Gold Proof
2017 Beatrix Potter 50p coins saw the release of Silver Proof editions for Peter Rabbit, Benjamin Bunny, Mr Jeremy Fisher and Tom Kitten.
2018 Beatrix Potter 50p coin releases included Silver Proof editions of Peter Rabbit, Flopsy Bunny, The Tailor of Gloucester and Mrs. Tittlemouse.
There are also
Beatrix Potter Gift Sets available to include an exclusive coin and book from The Royal Mint.
If you are buying a Silver Proof coin on eBay, only buy if it has a COA (Certificate of Authenticity). This is an individually numbered document issued with each Silver Proof coin from The Royal Mint.
Beatrix Potter 50p Colour Coins Beware! There are non-silver coins on eBay, colourised with stickers to look like the silver proof editions There are non-silver coins on eBay in acetate / perspex display holders, to look like the silver proof editions
Coins with Stickers / Decals. Please note: These are NOT Silver Proof coins, the colour sticker has been applied to a regular coin.
You can find the
Beatrix Potter decals for sale on eBay, without the coin. We are not sure how people can sell these when the images are Copyrighted.
Whilst collectable to some people, we only collect coins as issued by The Royal Mint.
Beatrix Potter display case may look something like this: What are Beatrix Potter 50p coins worth?
The 2016 Silver Proof Limited Edition for Peter Rabbit is now selling for around £725 according to completed eBay UK sold listings. The original price was just £55 plus P&P.
The release of this coin reportedly crashed The Royal Mint website as people scrambled to secure one of the only 15,000 coins released.
Peter Rabbit 50p Silver Proof Coin 2017 Peter Rabbit 2017 50p Silver Proof Coin
Struck from Sterling Silver to a Proof finish, a limited edition of just 40,000 coins minted makes this coin rare.
Peter Rabbit 2017 50p Silver Proof Coin Specifications
Denomination 50p Maximum Coin Mintage 40,000 Alloy .925 Sterling Silver Weight 8.00g Diameter 27.30mm Reverse Designer Emma Noble Obverse Designer Jody Clark Quality Proof
Add this coin to your coin collection.
Peter Rabbit 50p Silver Proof Coin 2016
Struck from Sterling Silver to a Proof finish, a limited edition of only 15,000 coins minted makes this coin very rare with less than half the mintage figure of the 2017 version.
Peter Rabbit 2016 50p Silver Proof Coin Specifications
Denomination 50p Maximum Coin Mintage 15,000 Alloy .925 Sterling Silver Weight 8.00g Diameter 27.30mm Reverse Designer Emma Noble Obverse Designer Jody Clark Quality Proof
Add this coin to your coin collection.
If you have been looking for these attractive looking coins, no doubt you have seen eBay Sellers selling these coins from new bags from the Post Office. Some people may not realise some of these coins are still being sold direct from
. The Royal Mint
Royal Mint eBay Shop looks like the Peter Rabbit 50p is missing but we found that their shop set-up has it mis-listed on another page. Click our Peter Rabbit 50p coin link to find it.
Most noteworthy of the coins is
This popular 50 pence coin Peter Rabbit. which is selling out fast so get one now - as a result 76 coins have been sold while we are writing this!
First of all if you wonder what
BU means, it stands for Brilliant Uncirculated. A BU coin means it has never been in general circulation and consequently should be in mint condition.
Finally make sure not to pay too much for a coin out of a bag of 20 others. You can still get a single coin in an official presentation pack from The Royal Mint below.
Choose from a list of what you need for your collection
50p Peter Rabbit 50p Mrs Tiggy Winkle 50p Jemima Puddle-Duck 50p 150th Anniversary 50p Squirrel Nutkin Full set 5 Coins (no album) 5 Coins with Album Buy Beatrix Potter Coin Set Now! Buy Beatrix Potter 50p Coins
In conclusion you can still buy
Beatrix Potter coins direct from The Royal Mint in the links below, while stocks last: Beatrix Potter Coin pictures
This is what the Beatrix Potter coins look like, wonderful designs that Beatrix Potter would have been proud of!
Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit Jemima Puddle Duck Squirrel Nutkin Mrs Tiggy Winkle
If you are a real fan of everything
Beatrix Potter, why not join The Beatrix Potter Society
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Peter Rabbit Official Website:
http://www.peterrabbit.co.uk Frederick Warne & Co. is the owner of all rights, copyrights and trademarks in the Beatrix Potter character names and illustrations. © Frederick Warne & Co., 2016