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Journey back to your childhood with Peter Rabbit!

Peter Rabbit and Friends

Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of beloved children’s author, Beatrix Potter!

Hop into the magical world of Peter Rabbit and Friends

For over one hundred years, generations of children have fallen in love with the tales of the particularly adventurous Peter Rabbit. Introduced to the world in 1902, Peter was the creation of talented writer, Beatrix Potter. An avid conservationist and educated author, Beatrix spent her life studying and illustrating plants and animals. After her debut book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit became an instant bestseller, Beatrix began her legacy of creating some of the most popular children’s books of all time. To this day, over 2 million Beatrix Potter books are sold around the world every year – that’s four books sold every minute!

2016 Great Britain 50p Colorized Proof Silver 150th Anniversary of Beatrix Potter - Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle NGC PF70 UC Early Releases (Exclusive Great Britain Label)

2016 Great Britain 50p Colorized Proof Silver 150th Anniversary of Beatrix Potter – Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle NGC PF70 UC Early Releases (Exclusive Great Britain Label)

This year, the Royal Mint pays tribute to the extraordinary talents of Beatrix Potter by celebrating the 150th anniversary of her birth in the way of a special 50p coin series. Each coin features a picturesque pairing of one of her beloved story-book characters on the reverse and a recent effigy of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse.

2016 Great Britain 50p Colorized Proof Silver 150th Anniversary of Beatrix Potter - Jemima Puddle-Duck NGC PF70 UC Early Releases (Exclusive Great Britain Label)

2016 Great Britain 50p Colorized Proof Silver 150th Anniversary of Beatrix Potter – Jemima Puddle-Duck NGC PF70 UC Early Releases (Exclusive Great Britain Label)

Throughout the years, Peter Rabbit and his fellow companions, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Squirrel Nutkin, and Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, to name a few, have become international icons uniting young members of different cultures world-wide. This series has proven to be one of the most popular collections from the Royal Mint as collectors eagerly add each new release to their collection to bring Beatrix’s stories to life.

2016 Great Britain 50p Clad 150th Anniversary of Beatrix Potter - Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle NGC Gem Uncirculated Early Releases (Exclusive Great Britain Label)

2016 Great Britain 50p Clad 150th Anniversary of Beatrix Potter – Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle NGC Gem Uncirculated Early Releases (Exclusive Great Britain Label)

ModernCoinMart is proud to offer a variety of releases within this series. Available in both colorized fine silver and clad coins, collectors on any budget can happily complete an entire set!

2016 Great Britain 50p Clad 150th Anniversary of Beatrix Potter - Jemima Puddle-Duck NGC Gem Uncirculated Early Releases (Exclusive Great Britain Label)

2016 Great Britain 50p Clad 150th Anniversary of Beatrix Potter – Jemima Puddle-Duck NGC Gem Uncirculated Early Releases (Exclusive Great Britain Label)

Because of the vast popularity of this series, the Proof colorized fine silver Peter Rabbit coin has already sold out from the Mint! The remaining 15,000 colorized fine silver coins are expected to sell quickly as well. Each coin weighs 8 grams and has a diameter of 27.3 millimeters. MCM invites you to reminisce with Peter Rabbit and Friends 50p coins in both graded and Original Government Packaging offerings.

Enrich someone’s childhood or relive your own by collecting all of the timeless Beatrix Potter 150th Anniversary coins!

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