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Squirrel Nutkin 50p Coin

Squirrel Nutkin 50p coin was issued in August 2016 as the 5th coin in the first Beatrix Potter coin series from The Royal Mint.

What is the Squirrel Nutkin 50p value?

The Squirrel Nutkin 50p value is 50 pence, however, a British Coin Collector may pay a premium to add it to their UK coin collection.

You can expect to pay between £1 to £3 for one from general circulation on eBay, depending upon the condition.

The coloured Silver Proof version is worth much more however prices have been falling recently to lower values than those seen in prior years.

Check our 50p coins price list for values of all coins.

How rare is the Squirrel Nutkin 50p coin?

5 Million Squirrel Nutkin 50p coins were released into general circulation. How does this compare?

Coin Name 2016 Mintage
Jemima Puddle-Duck 50p 2.1 million coins
Beatrix Potter 50p 6.9 million coins
Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle 50p 8.8 million coins
2016 Peter Rabbit 50p 9.6 million coins

Silver Proof Coin

The Squirrel Nutkin 50p was also issued as a limited-edition of 15,000 Silver Proof coins.

squirrel nutkin 50p coin silver

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squirrel nutkin 50p coin silver

The silver proof edition includes an illustrated booklet on “The Tale of Miss Potter” and an individually numbered COA.

Royal Mint Product Code: UK16BSNS

Beatrix Potter Coins

First released by the Royal Mint in 2016, the popular series that celebrates the wonderful world of Miss Potter. This was the final coin for 2016, which followed those struck for Beatrix herself and the iconic Peter Rabbit. This time The Royal Mint chose the lovable rogue, Squirrel Nutkin. For over a century, the playful character has found a place in the hearts of so many, through the cautionary tale of how the impish squirrel drives Old Brown the owl to distraction – losing half his tail for his trouble.

Royal Mint engraver, Emma Noble, has put Squirrel Nutkin at the very heart of the coin, instantly recognisable, with his whiskers and once bushy tail captured in fine detail in the coin’s Brilliant Uncirculated finish. The coin will stand alongside the rest of the series, presented in packaging inspired by the illustrations created by Beatrix herself for the Peter Rabbit books.

There are 4 Beatrix Potter characters released in 2016: Peter Rabbit, Squirrel Nutkin, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, and Jemima Puddle-Duck.

BEATRIX POTTER™ © Frederick Warne & Co., 2021. Frederick Warne & Co. is the owner of all rights, copyrights and trademarks in the Beatrix Potter character names and illustrations.

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