What is the Gruffalo 50p release date?
The Gruffalo 50p will be released on Tuesday the 19th February 2019 by The Royal Mint ... get ready to add a new 50p coin to your collection!
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It has not yet been announced if these 50 pence coins will be issued for general coin circulation or not.
The Royal Mint Gruffalo coins celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the book release in 1999.
These Commemorative Coins are a 50 pence coin, mostly likely with options of Brilliant Uncirculated (Cupro-Nickel), Silver Proof and Gold Proof limited edition presentations.
What are The Gruffalo 50p Royal Mint limited edition presentations?
If it follows other recent collectible 50p coin releases, such as The Snowman 50p, The Royal Mint will make it available as:
- The Gruffalo 50p Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) Coin
- The Gruffalo 50p Silver Proof Coin
- The Gruffalo 50p Gold Proof Coin
What is The Gruffalo?
The Gruffalo is a children's book by writer and playwright Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler, that tells the story of a mouse, the protagonist of the book, taking a walk in a European forest.
Characters from The Gruffalo book include:
- The Gruffalo
So we may even see a coin for each character, as we did with the Beatrix Potter 50p coin series.