2021 The Snowman 50p Colour Coin


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2021 The Snowman 50p Brilliant Uncirculated Colour Coin is a Royal Mint Exclusive coin release with a limited edition of 10,000 coin packs.

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2021 The Snowman 50p Brilliant Uncirculated Colour Coin

  • Celebrate a beloved winter’s tale synonymous with the festive period
  • Features a reverse design by Robin Shaw, an award-winning animator and illustrator
  • A wonderful Christmas gift for children and adults alike
  • This colour-printed Brilliant Uncirculated edition is exclusively available from The Royal Mint
  • Made in partnership with Snowman Enterprises Limited
  • Striking Standard – Brilliant Uncirculated Coin

What does Brilliant Uncirculated mean?

Sometimes referred to as ‘BU’, ‘B.U.’, or ‘B.UNC’, Brilliant Uncirculated coins are of a higher standard than circulating and bullion coins. An entry-level collectable, like Proof coins, the dies used to strike Brilliant Uncirculated coins are polished and finished by hand.

The Brilliant Uncirculated blanks are machine-fed and struck twice. As a result, they are produced at a much quicker rate than Proof coins – around 100 per hour. They offer a good level of design detail, but have a lower definition than Proof coins.