150th Anniversary Beatrix Potter 50p
The Beatrix Potter 50p was released to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter in 2016.
The design by Emma Noble has the text BEATRIX POTTER with her lifetime dates underneath from 1866 to 1943.
At the top is a portrait of her head and at the base an image of the infamous Peter Rabbit running with plants on each side.
How many Beatrix Potter 50p coins are there?
- Beatrix Potter 150th anniversary 50p coin
- Jemima Puddle-Duck 50p coin
- Mrs Tiggy-Winkle 50p coin
- Peter Rabbit 50p coin
- Squirrel Nutkin 50p coin
The first release of Beatrix Potter coins into UK coin circulation in 2016 started a frenzy of new coin collectors.
How rare are the Beatrix Potter coins?
The most sought-after remains the Jemima Puddle-Duck 50p, with a mintage of 2,100,000 coins, followed by Squirrel Nutkin 50p with 5,000,000 coins minted.
Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle 50p has a mintage of 8,800,000 coins and finally the first time a Peter Rabbit is on a 50p coin with the Peter Rabbit 50p mintage being 9,700,000 coins released.
More Beatrix Potter coins were released each year up until the final Peter Rabbit 50p in 2020.