2016 Royal Mint Beatrix Potter 150th Anniversary 50p Fifty Pence Gold Proof Coin. Metal: Solid 22 Carat Gold. Weight: 15.50 Grams / Diameter: 27.30mm. Presented: Original Royal Mint Box with Certificate of Authenticity.
In 2016 to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Beatrix Potter, the Royal Mint released a special Limted Issue Beatrix Potter 50p Fifty Pence Gold Proof Coin struck in solid 22 Carat Gold. Beatrix Potter is world renowned for her 23 Little White Books for Children which include Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-Duck, The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, The Tale of Mr Tod, her small tales for small hands have endured for more than a century. The reverse design features Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit with the dates 1866 - 1943 while the obverse features the Fifth Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark.These legal tender coins have been struck to proof quality using specially prepared dies and highly polished blanks. The item "2016 Great Britain Beatrix Potter 50p Fifty Pence Gold Proof Coin Box Coa" is in sale since Thursday, August 31, 2017. This item is in the category "Coins\Coins\British\Proof Sets/Coins\2000s". The seller is "thelondoncoincompany" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.