2018 Tailor of Gloucester Beatrix Potter Silver Proof Fifty Pence
This Tailor of Gloucester silver proof 50p is part of the Beatrix Potter 50p Coin Series. The reverse features a colourful image of the adorable mouse.
These coins were issued by The Royal Mint and each coin is struck to a proof finish. Only 30,000 of these coins were issued.
The Beatrix Potter 50p coins are ideal gifts for birthdays or Christenings. 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.
After the success of the 2016 Beatrix Potter Fifty Pence Series, The Royal Mint have decided to continue the series with a third series in 2018 starting with The Tale of Peter Rabbit 50p coin.
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 shows the fifth coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark.
Designed by artist Emma Noble, the reverse features the Tailor of Gloucester. The spectacled mouse is shown sat cross-legged on a bobbin of thread, reading a newspaper. The text reads:
THE TAILOR OF GLOUCESTER
|Silver Weight Troy Ounces||0.238|
|Fineness / Carat||0.925 Sterling|
|Obverse Designer||Jody Clark|
|Reverse Designer||Emma Noble|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)|
|Mint / Brand||The Royal Mint|
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