In 1902, the world was introduced to one of the most beloved children’s stories of all time. It was written by Beatrix Potter and called The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Now that classic book, which has sold over 45 million copies worldwide, celebrates its 120th anniversary. In honor of this grand occasion, the Royal Mint has created a Peter Rabbit coin with a design that perfectly captures the spirit of Potter’s masterpiece. Today, 2022 1 oz Proof Silver British The Tale of Peter Rabbit Coins are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Coins ship in illustrated shippers with a box and Certificate of Authenticity!
- Brand-new coin celebrating Peter Rabbit’s 120th anniversary!
- Mintage limited to 3,510 coins only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- Issued a face value of Two Pounds from the government of Britain.
- The obverse shows an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
- On the reverse side is a depiction of Peter Rabbit roaming through the garden.
- Proof strike.
All 2022 1 oz British The Tale of Peter Rabbit Coins have been struck in .999 fine silver and include a stunning proof finish. This means these coins were struck multiple times from an extra polished die in order to achieve a mirror-like effect with frosted devices. Upon delivery, you will find the coins housed in stunning Peter Rabbit-themed shippers that include a display box and Certificate of Authenticity.
The Tale of Peter Rabbit was written by Beatrix Potter and published in 1902. The story recounts the adventures of Peter, a rabbit who disobeys his mother’s warning and explores the vegetable garden of Mr. McGregor. While his siblings Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail obey and settle for some blackberries, Peter can’t resist sneaking into the garden to feast on some delicious veggies. What follows us a hilarious and thrilling adventure with a valuable message about the consequences of our actions.
Queen Elizabeth II features on the obverse 2022 1 oz Proof Silver British The Tale of Peter Rabbit Coins. In this portrait by Jody Clark, Her Majesty is seen in left-profile relief wearing both the Coronation Necklace and the George IV State Diadem. Inscriptions include the coin’s denomination and year.
A colorized depiction of Peter Rabbit is found on the reverse of 2022 1 oz Proof Silver The Tale of Peter Rabbit Coins. Designer Ffion Gwillim relied heavily on the original book illustrations to give the image a cozy feel layered in nostalgia. Inscriptions read The Tale of Peter Rabbit, 120 Years.
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