The Snowman returns! Second UK 50p to be released…

Last year’s incredibly popular Snowman 50p coin is set to be followed up by a brand new coin for 2019!

The Snowman returns! Second UK 50p to be released...

According to the Royal Proclamation, published on the 10th October, there will be a new coin to feature:

A figure of the Snowman and the boy from the book The Snowman by Raymond Briggs.

It’s expected the coin will be issued later this year with commemorative collector’s editions available in Brilliant Uncirculated, Silver and Gold being made available.

History of The Snowman coins

The UK’s first Snowman 50p was released in 2018 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Raymond Brigg’s much loved Christmas tale, The Snowman.

The Snowman returns! Second UK 50p to be released...
2018 The Snowman 50p

As the very first Christmas themed 50p to be released in the UK, this coin took the nation by storm and has become a firm favourite amongst collectors (myself included!).

But the 2018 Snowman 50p wasn’t actually the first coin to feature The Snowman… He’s also featured on a number 50p coins from the Isle of Man – now listed for as much £40 on eBay.

The Snowman 50p Coin - what we know so far...

The next 50p collecting craze?

Although all the details have not been released yet and the actual designs are still top secret, it seems likely that the second Snowman 50p coin will be as popular with the British public as Peter Rabbit and friends have proved over the last three years.

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4 Comments

  1. Andrea Turner on October 11, 2019 at 3:01 pm

    Hi how do I enter the ballot for fv ballot please

  2. Reginald Sewrey on October 11, 2019 at 2:38 pm

    The mint is saturating the market with far tpo many coiins
    Myself and many friends have now stopped collecting and I believe many others,if they haven’t already,will cease to collect also
    I would forrcast that as these coins are hoarded away they will never gain in value over the long term
    You have killed the goose that laid the golden egg which is a shame

  3. Edward Oxborough on October 11, 2019 at 2:20 pm

    The snowman coin that went for £39.95 was put
    On eBay was sold by me I was gobsmacked

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