Royal Mint Beatrix Potter 2017 UK 50p Silver Proof Coin Set
The adventurous hero of Beatrix Potter’s first book was so popular that ‘The Tale of Peter Rabbit’ became the first in a series of 23 ‘small books for small hands’.
Each 925 sterling silver coin features colour printing, highlighting selective elements. The 4 coins in this set have been finished to Proof standard and come in a clear acrylic presentation case with outer packaging, certificates of authenticity and booklets pertaining to each character.
- Denomination: £0.50
- Year: 2017
- Coin Mintage: 30,000
- Alloy: 925 sterling silver
- Weight: 8.0g x 4
- Diameter: 27.30mm
- Obverse Designer: Jody Clark
- Reverse Designer: Emma Noble based on Beatrix Potter originals
- Quality: Proof with selective colour
The reverse depicts Benjamin Bunny gathering onions, which he wraps in Peter’s handkerchief on their excursion to Mr McGregor’s garden.
The reverse depicts a perplexed Tom dressed in “all sorts of elegant uncomfortable clothes” taken from a chest of drawers. Tom bursts several buttons, which his exasperated mother then has to sew back on.
The reverse features Jeremy Fisher, digging worms to go fishing with. The 925 sterling silver coin features colour printing, highlighting selective elements.
The reverse features one of the most famous images of Peter Rabbit, scampering away, perhaps on the hunt for more mischief & highlighting elements like Peter’s signature blue jacket.
Issued as legal tender under the authority of The United Kingdom with the latest Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Your coins are presented in a clear acrylic presentation cases and each comes complete with a serialised certificate of authenticity, booklet pertaining to each character & outer cardboard packaging typical to the series.