New 50p Beatrix Potter coins released

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Image caption The Royal Mint’s Beatrix Potter range was launched in 2016

4 new 50p coins featuring a number of Beatrix Potter’s favourite fictional figures are to be released, the Royal Great has announced.

Philip Rabbit, Mrs Tittlemouse and Flopsy Bunny will feature on the cash, which will enter general circulation for the limited time later this year.

Coloured collectable versions is going to be available to buy for either £ 10 or £ 60.

They will be added to the Beatrix Potter collection, launched in 2016 to commemorate 150 years considering that her birth.

The brand new designs will also include a helpful computer mouse from the story of the Tailor Associated with Gloucester.

The Philip Rabbit coin will go on sale nowadays on the Royal Mint’s website, as the other three designs will go for sale later this year.

The particular recreations are from hand-painted pictures from Potter’s books.

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Image caption The particular coins will include Peter Rabbit, Flopsy Bunny, Mrs Tittlemouse and a useful mouse from the Tailor of Gloucester

Commemorative coins featuring some of Potter’s some other favourite creations first went on selling in 2016.

These people included a different Peter Rabbit style, as well as Jemima Puddle-Duck, Squirrel Nutkin and Mrs Tiggy-Winkle coins.

Anne Jessopp, acting TOP DOG at the Royal Mint, said the number had “grown in popularity given that Peter Rabbit was first introduced on to UK coins in 2016”.

“Since then, Peter Bunny has been joined by a number of pets throughout the years.

“This year we are delighted to present an additional group of Beatrix’s characters, giving them a brand new lease of life on our specially-designed coloured commemorative coins. ”