2016 mintage figures from The Royal Mint
With 12 new designs released in 2016, the total number of coins to find on your Coin Hunt now stands at 115! Some are harder to find than others, like the Kew Gardens 50p and the Edinburgh £1, but how hard will it be to find the 2016 coins?
2016 was an exciting year for UK coinage from The Royal Mint.
UK Coins Minted in 2016
The most exciting was the release of the Beatrix Potter 50p coin collection where for the first time ever children’s literature was beautifully represented on coins in general UK circulation with 5 different Beatrix Potter designs.
Also celebrated was the life and works of William Shakespeare with three £2 coins. Team GB was cheered on at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with a commemorative 50p piece.
Aside from the commemorative designs, preparations continued for the introduction of the new 12-sided £1. The every day one pence, two pence, five pence and ten pence pieces were minted with over 1 billion 2016 dated coins.
How rare are 2016 UK Coins?
With 12 new designs released in 2016, the total number of coins to find on your Coin Hunt now stands at 115!
Some collectable coins are much harder to find than others, like the every rare Kew Gardens 50p and the Edinburgh £1.
How rare and hard to find are the 2016 UK coins? With The Royal Mint 2016 Coin Mintage Figures just released, there are sure to be a few that that will have you checking your change!