The Mrs Tiggy Winkle 50p coin was first issued in 2016 as part of the massively popular Beatrix Potter 50 pence coin collection.
Also known as the Hedgehog 50p, the Mrs Tiggywinkle 50p is sought after by coin collectors of British coins, Beatrix Potter fans and children around the world.
Beatrix Potter wrote her book The Tale of Mrs. Tiggly-Winkle in October 1905.
Silver Proof coins ofr sale
Who is Mrs Tiggy-Winkle?
Mrs Tiggy-Winkle is a beautifully characterised hedgehog who lives as a washer-woman in a tiny cottage in the Lake District. A little girl named Lucie comes across the cottage and stays for tea.
The Mrs Tiggle-Winky 50p is a very collectible coin to commemorate the work of Beatrix Potter and comes in general circulation coins worth a few pounds up to Silver Proof coins worth hundreds of pounds.
There is also a colour Mrs Tiggy-Winkle 50p coin where the character has been coloured in.
What is a Mrs Tiggy-Winkle 50p worth?
See current ebay.co.uk sales listings below to get an idea of the Mrs Tiggy-Winkle 50p worth or use our eBay Sold Items search tool.
The Silver Proof version of this coin is currently selling for around £82.
If you are searching ebay.co.uk for this coin, we have seen it listed with the following spellings of the name so check them all as the mis-spellings may be cheaper than the correct ones, due to less people finding them. Click a search term to check for current listings:
How rare is the Mrs Tiggy-Winkle 50p?
8,800,000 Mrs Tiggy-Winkle 50p coins were minted in 2016. How does this compare to the other Beatrix Potter coins?
Peter Rabbit 50p – 9,600,000
Beatrix Potter 50p – 6,900,000
Jemima Puddle-Duck 50p – 2,100,000
Squirrel Nutkin 50p – 5,000,000
If you live in the UK, you may be lucky enough to find a Mrs Tiggy-Winkle 50p in your pocket change or piggy bank, so check each time you get a 50p in your change whilst shopping to see if you hit the jackpot!
There are many of these coins for sale on ebay.co.uk in un-circulated condition but typically they come from a bag of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle 50 pence coins so may show some signs of damage from being in a sealed bag with 19 other identical coins.
Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle UK 50p coin
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