2016 BEATRIX POTTER 150TH ANNIVERSARY SILVER PROOF 50P FIFTY PENCE COIN BOX AND. In 2016 the Royal Mint issued this beautiful Silver Proof Fifty Pence, to celebrate one of Great Britain’s most celebrated authors. Beatrix Potter was born in Kensington, London in 1866, this coin celebrates the 150th Anniversary of her birth. Beatrix Potter, loved to sketch and paint from an early age. In 1890, Beatrix bought a rabbit, Benajamin Bouncer followed by Peter in 1893. Whose first tale was told in an illustrated letter to Noel Moore, later that same year. In 1901, Beatrix expanded her story about Peter Rabbit into a book. However in 1902, on the advice of an illustrator L. Frederick Warne & Co published the very first commercial. Edition of’The Tale of Peter Rabbit’. Was soon followed by’The tailor of Gloucester’, Squirrel Nutkin, and Benjamin Bunny. Miss Potter was engaged to be married to Norman Warne. The youngest of the three publishing brothers at Frederick Warne & Co. A month after the engagement in 1905, Norman tragically died of Leukaemia. Its buldings and animals, featured in many of the books she wrote including. Jemima Puddle-Duck, Tom Kitten and Pig Wig. It was in the Lake District,, where she met and married a local solicitor William Heelis, they married in 1913. Miss Potter wrote a total of 22 tales, following on from the instant success of Peter Rabbit. She was approached by several publishers, who wanted her to produce more expensive formats. But she was determined to stay true to her original vision of’small books for small hands’. This lovely coin, features’Peter Rabbit’, designed by Emma Noble. Comes complete with Certificate of Authenticity, information booklet, box and cardboard outer. Diameter: 27.30 MM. A receipt must be kept and trackable information provided. We are dedicated to ensuring the highest possible quality service to our customers. Made with love by. Add a map to your own listings. The item “2016 BEATRIX POTTER 150TH ANNIVERSARY SILVER PROOF 50P FIFTY PENCE COIN BOX AND” is in sale since Monday, September 11, 2017. This item is in the category “Coins\Coins\British\Proof Sets/Coins\2000s”. The seller is “thecoinconnection” and is located in TAMWORTH. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year of Issue: 2016