This sale is for a rare 2016 Peter Rabbit Fifty pence coin. The Royal Mint produced the one-off coins to commemorate 150 years since the popular children's author was born and released them into circulation over the Easter weekend. The coins marked the first time a fictional character has appeared on a British coin. The coins were trickled into circulation in the Lake District over the Easter weekend of 2016.
The area was chosen as it was where the legendary author, who was born in Kensington, West London, used to go on holiday as a child. Among other places in the area, Miss Potter would spend summers with her family at Lingholm estate near Keswick, Cumbria. The grounds and garden of the Grade-II listed manor house is where the young author first imagined the adventures of Peter Rabbit and his friends. The item "2016 Peter Rabbit Fifty Pence Coin 50p Beatrix Potter Rare Coin UK" is in sale since Monday, August 21, 2017.
This item is in the category "Coins\Coins\British\Decimal Coinage (c. The seller is "kliquorish09" and is located in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.