This Christopher Robin special edition 50p Silver Proof coin is the second coin in a set celebrating the characters of beloved children's author, A. A. Milne, named Classic Pooh. The Royal Mint has immortalised Winnie the Pooh, and his fellow inhabitants of the Hundred Acre Wood, in coinage. With a mintage of just 18,000 individually boxed coins, this Silver Proof coin from The Royal Mint is highly sought-after. This special release acknowledging the classic stories of A. A. Milne, features E. H. Shepard's charming coloured illustration: young Christopher Robin trailing his bear Winnie the Pooh down the stairs. Endorsed by The Walt Disney Company it is the perfect gift to honour the imagination of the author and the real life boy, Christopher Robin, whose 'silly old bear' adventures captured the nation's heart. On this collectible coin the ‘heads’ side features the fifth definitive coinage portrait of Her Majesty the Queen by Jody Clark which has been in use since 2015. This edition is struck in 8.00 grams of .925 sterling silver. It’s finished to finest proof standard. Designed for collectors, proof coins boast a higher level of detail than their circulating counterparts. This Fifty Pence piece comes in it is original presentation box with a certificate of authenticity.
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Portrait of Her Majesty the Queen by Jody Clark. Fifth official effigy. Legend around: 'ELIZABETH · II · D · G · REG · F · D · 50 PENCE · 2020'.
Design from The Walt Disney Company of Christopher Robin descending a staircase while holding Winnie-the-Pooh. Based on stories from the books of A A Milne.
8.00 grams of .925 sterling silver. Diameter 27.30 millimetres. Face value 50p / Fifty Pence.
One of 18,000 in this presentation. Presented in the original box with its certificate of authenticity.
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Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
50p / Fifty Pence
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Proof - Boxed with certificate of authenticity
2020 Christopher Robin 50 Pence Piece
Celebrates the work of A. A. Milne and his Winnie-the-Pooh tales
Limited edition of 18,000 pieces
Struck in 8.00 grams of .925 sterling silver
Diameter: 27.30 millimetres
Finished to proof standard
Face value: Fifty Pence
Obverse shows fifth official effigy of The Queen
Reverse features Christopher Robin design from The Walt Disney Company
Offered in original box with certificate of authenticity
Steeped in more than 1,100 years of history, The Royal Mint supplies all of the United Kingdom's coinage as well as currency for nations around the world. Renown for craftsmanship and thoughtful design, The Royal Mint also produces commemorative coins, favoured by investors and collectors.
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