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  • 2017 UK Coin 50p Silver Proof Beatrix Potter - Benjamin Bunny 21749
  • 2017 UK Coin 50p Silver Proof Beatrix Potter - Benjamin Bunny 21748
  • 2017 UK Coin 50p Silver Proof Beatrix Potter - Benjamin Bunny 21750
  • 2017 UK Coin 50p Silver Proof Beatrix Potter - Benjamin Bunny 21747
  • 2017 UK Coin 50p Silver Proof Beatrix Potter - Benjamin Bunny 21749
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2017 Benjamin Bunny Beatrix Potter Silver Proof 50p

2017 Benjamin Bunny Beatrix Potter Silver Proof Fifty Pence

These Benjamin Bunny 50p coins are part of the Beatrix Potter Coin Series. The coins feature an adorable image of Benjamin Bunny on the reverse, designed by Emma Noble. Issued by The Royal Mint, these silver fifty pence coins are struck to a proof finish, from 0.925 sterling silver. 

The Beatrix Potter coins series has been popular with coin collectors - and it's clear to see why! Each coin comes beautifully displayed in a perspex display mount, housed inside a colourful presentation box, along with a numbered certificate of authenticity from The Royal Mint. These coins make ideal gifts for birthdays or Christenings.

Only 30,000 of these coins were issued. 


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The Tale of Benjamin Bunny

The Tale of Benjamin Bunny was published in 1904, and is the sequel to Beatrix Potter's most famous book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit. The book tells the story of Peter Rabbit, and his cousin, Benjamin, trying to retrieve Peter's clothes from Mr McGregor's garden. 

Peter Rabbit Coins

After the success of the 2016 Beatrix Potter Fifty Pence Series, The Royal Mint produced a further four coins in 2017. 

Beatrix Potter

To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Beatrix Potter in 2016, The Royal Mint released a series of fifty pence coins. The 2016 Peter Rabbit fifty pence was highly sought after by coin collectors and demand was high for the coin in all finishes; the coloured silver proof, the brilliant uncirculated and the circulation fifty pence, with collectors paying vast amounts to add the coins to their collections. 


The obverse of the coin features the fifth coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. It was designed by Royal Mint artist, Jody Clark. 


The coloured design on the reverse of the coin shows Benjamin Bunny dressed in a brown jacket. It was designed by Royal Mint artist, Emma Noble. The text reads:



Silver Weight Troy Ounces0.238
Fineness / Carat0.925 Sterling
Mintage Figure30,000
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
Reverse DesignerEmma Noble
Issuing Monarch Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Mint / BrandThe Royal Mint
CountryUnited Kingdom
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.

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If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item, it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes; therefore, some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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