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The Gruffalo 50p Coin – what we know so far…

The UK’s incredibly popular Snowman 50p coin is to be followed up by a brand new Gruffalo 50p coin. 

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The new Gruffalo 50p is expected to be released by The Royal Mint in 2019

According to the Royal Proclamation, published on 9 November there will be a new coin:

– A depiction of the Gruffalo accompanied by the inscription “THE GRUFFALO”.

It’s expected the coin will be issued in 2019 to celebrate 20 years of Julia Donaldson’s The Gruffalo, with commemorative collector’s editions  in Cupro-Nickel and Silver being made available. It is not yet clear whether this coin will be issued for circulation.

The next 50p collecting craze?

Although all the details have not been released yet and the actual design is still top secret, it seems likely that the Gruffalo 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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