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

United Kingdom 50-PENCE (KM-new) Hedgehog

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 children's books.

In 1905, Potter published The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle. It was inspired by her pet hedgehog, named Tiggy-Winkle. There were 5 million of this coin minted.

Specifications

  • Diameter: 27.3 mm
  • Composition: Copper-Nickel

Obverse Legend

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

Reverse Legend

MRS. TIGGY-WINKLE

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