United Kingdom 50-PENCE (KM-new)
United Kingdom 50-PENCE (KM-new)

United Kingdom 50-PENCE (KM-new) Squirrel

In 2016 the Royal Mint issued a series of five circulating commemorative coins to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter, the author and illustrator of the Peter Rabbit series of childrens' books.

Squirrel Nutkin appeared in the second book of the series, published in 1903. There were 8.8 million on these coins minted, second only to Peter in quantity.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 27.3 mm
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel

Obverse Legend

ELIZABETH II D·G·REG·F·D 50 PENCE 2016

Reverse Legend

SQUIRREL NUTKIN

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