“Peter Rabbit made his way back to his cosy burrow, where he lived with his family” – Beatrix Potter

Well, we’re certainly pleased to see Peter Rabbit return to the cosy burrow of UK coinage!

In 2020, it was confirmed that Peter Rabbit’s 50p tale had come to an end, with an incredible total of five 50ps celebrating the loveable character.

Collectors and Beatrix Potter fans alike have adored the Peter Rabbit coins released in recent years and now we are delighted to reveal that as of the Royal Proclamation on 12th March 2021, a brand new £5 coin is set to celebrate the cheeky character.

Whilst the complete design remains top secret, the coin is said to feature a depiction of Peter Rabbit, Mrs Rabbit, and three other rabbits. What’s more, the coin will feature the inscription, “NOW RUN ALONG, AND DON’T GET INTO MISCHIEF. I AM GOING OUT” – a quote from the famous tales.

If the Beatrix Potter 50p series is anything to go by, we’re sure this coin will be adorable! We can’t wait to see it.

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Peter Rabbit 50p Coins

Peter Rabbit first appeared in literature back in 1902, when children’s author Beatrix Potter commercially published what was to become her best-seller, The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

Since then, Peter Rabbit has featured in eight books, over 9 tv/film adaptations. and has been made into numerous commemorative souvenirs – including a series of 50p coins!

Peter Rabbit 50p Series (2016-2020 featured left to right)

These coins have proved so popular with collectors, with the 2018 Peter Rabbit 50p specifically rising to fame when it was revealed that JUST 1,400,000 entered circulation!

Do you have a favourite Peter Rabbit 50p? Cast your vote below!


We can’t wait to see the design of this brand new Peter Rabbit £5. Are you excited? Let us know in the comments below!


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8 Comments

  1. Sherry Butcher on March 19, 2021 at 12:53 am

    The very 1st Peter Rabbit 50p coin is my favorite ❤ it simply reminds me of all the books.



  2. Sue Hillier on March 18, 2021 at 11:29 pm

    Looks brilliant. Bet its only buy it now. Not for general circulation. Change checker is no more. Bloody mad.



    • Alexandra Siddons on March 19, 2021 at 12:50 pm

      Hi Sue,

      As this is a £5 coin, a denomination that is no longer in circulation, this will be a collector quality coin.

      We share your frustrations about less coins going into circulation, as Change Checker has no control over this. When the Treasury deems there is demand for new coins to enter circulation, The Royal Mint is tasked with producing them. We saw some great 50p coins enter circulation in 2020, so here’s hoping we see some brilliant coins enter circulation this year too.

      Best,
      Alex



  3. Carol Williams on March 18, 2021 at 1:06 pm

    This is my favourite it is si cute , but I love them all



  4. David Black on March 18, 2021 at 11:30 am

    Having all of them that one is my favourite



  5. Jane Davies on March 18, 2021 at 10:40 am

    They are brilliant Peter Rabbit coins this one is my favourite all the details in this coin .



  6. Margaret Mccolgan on March 18, 2021 at 9:16 am

    When will this coin be available to buy



    • Alexandra Siddons on March 18, 2021 at 11:29 am

      Hi Margaret,

      There is no confirmation on date yet but of course, we will update Change Checkers as soon as we get any further info.

      Best,
      Alex