Large Squirrel Nutken character with wording to the outside. Designed by Emma Noble.
Queen Elizabeth II portrait by Jody Clark.
More about the Squirrel Nutkin 50p
This special edition 50p coin was issued in 2016 to celebrate one of Beatrix Potter’s much loved characters. ‘The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin’ features the red squirrel named Nutkin and his escape from an owl called Old Brown.
Beatrix Potter lived from 1866 to 1943 and was the artist behind some of the best-loved characters in children’s literature.
This is one of the five Beatrix Potter 50p coins released in 2016.
50 Pence Fifty Pence Beatrix Potter Squirrel Nutkin 2016 - CIRCULATED
Issued 2016 Diameter 27.30mm Weight 8.00g Thickness 1.78mm Composition Cupro-nickel
(75% copper, 25%
Obverse Designer Portrait of Her Majesty the Queen
- Jody Clark
Reverse Designer Emma Noble Edge Plain Mintage 5,000,000