Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Wallace and Gromit with this 50p coin. This is the first fifty pence coin to feature the iconic duo.
The Wallace and Gromit 50p coins are designed by Nick Park and produced in conjunction with Aardman Animations.
The silver proof coins have a limited edition presentation of just 25,000 and come in a perspex presentation block to display your coin.
Created by Nick Park, the claymation series follows the adventures of cheese-loving inventor Wallace, and his anthropomorphic canine sidekick, Gromit.
The duo have first graced our television screens in 1989 in the film A Grand Day Out. Since then they have appeared in a total of four short films, a feature length film, a theme park ride at Blackpool's Pleasure Beach, several video games, comic books and even a play. It's fair to say they are loved by the nation!
The obverse is the Jody Clark portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This is the fifth coinage portrait to be used on the coins.
The reverse was designed by Wallace and Gromit creator, Nick Park. The coin shows the duo looking out of a porthole of a rocket.
The top of the coin has the latin inscription:
This translates to:
|Fineness||0.925 Sterling Silver|
|Limited Edition Presentation||25,000|
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