2016 Great Britain 50 Pence Silver Jemima Puddle-Duck Proof

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Jemima Puddle-Duck Has Found the Perfect Place to Roost -- Your Collection!

A "Quacking" Good Tale!

Poor Jemima -- all she wants to do is hatch her own eggs, but the farmer's wife keeps taking them from her nest! Desperate to raise her own ducklings, she sets out to find a nest outside the farm. On her travels, she happens upon a stranger that has his own summer place nearby. Jemima doesn't notice that this "stranger" has a bushy tail, pointy ears and a whiskered face -- as well as a comfortable room filled with fowl feathers! Jemima seems to have found a wonderful nesting place, but after being asked to make a quick run to gather ingredients for omelets (definitely not stuffing), her behavior signals the attention of Kep the Collie. Can Kep and his fox-hound friends save Jemima before she becomes dinner? You'll have to read the story to find out!

Celebrating Beatrix Potter's 150th birthday!

The tales of Beatrix Potter's whimsical farmland characters have graced countless children's bookshelves and prepared many young ones for bedtime the world over. To commemorate the 150th anniversary of this beloved author and artist's birth, the Royal Mint has created a series of proofs featuring Potter's original illustrations. The third proof in the series boasts the profile of everyone's favorite bonnet-clad hen, Jemima Puddle-Duck, meticulously recreated for the series by designer Emma Nobel. The vivid colorization on this coin brings the warm pastels of Potter's watercolors to life. Look on the other side of this legal-tender UK 50 pence coin and you'll find Jody Clark's latest profile of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

A Wonderful Gift for Your Little Puddle-Jumper!

Proof-struck in eight grams of 92.5% pure silver, your Jemima Puddle Duck coin will arrive to you encased in a clear acrylic block along with an illustrated booklet inspired by the art of Beatrix Potter and a numbered certificate of authenticity -- all original packaging from the Royal Mint. Endorsed by Frederick Warne & Company, the original publisher of Beatrix Potter's stories, this proof is destined to be part of fan collections around the globe. However, only 16,000 of these proofs will be minted. Don't miss out on this chance to add it to your own Potter collection or to inspire the love of coin collecting with the children in your life. Don't let anyone trick you out of this opportunity -- order yours now!

Year of Issue 2016
Country Great Britain
Composition Silver
Purity 0.9250
Condition Proof
Denomination 0.50
Currency Type Pence
Mint Name The Royal Mint
Coin Weight 8 Grams - g
Dimensions 27.3mm
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