Winnie the Pooh 50p

Winnie the Pooh 50p Coins

The Winnie the Pooh 50p coins from the Royal Mint were first issued in September 2020, with coins featuring the lovable characters of Pooh Bear, Piglet and Christopher Robin. These were followed in September 2021 by three additional coins featuring Winnie The Pooh and Friends, Tigger and Owl coins.

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2021 Winnie the Pooh 50p Coins

Winnie The Pooh 50p coins
Winnie The Pooh 50p coins

2021 Winnie the Pooh and Friends 50p Coins

Winnie the Pooh and Friends 50p

Winnie The Pooh and Friends 50p
Winnie The Pooh and Friends 50p

Owl 50p

Owl 50p
Owl 50p

Tigger 50p

Tigger 50p
Tigger 50p
  • Winnie the Pooh and Friends 50p – available now
  • Owl 50p – available in October 2021
  • Tigger 50p – available in November 2021

These coins are available in Brilliant Uncirculated (BUNC), Brilliant Uncirculated Coloured, Silver Proof and Gold Proof limited edition presentations. They will not enter general UK coin circulation.

If you subscribe to purchase all the coins from The Royal Mint as a set, they offer additional bonuses:

  • Free postage – look forward to receiving each coin with no postage to pay.
  • Secure every 2021 and 2022 UK coin – limited-edition coins can sell out extremely quickly. Make sure you complete your collection by securing all three 2021 and next year’s three 2022 coins today.
  • Shop once – purchase the 2021 and 2022 series and each coin will be despatched at its individual launch date; payment will automatically be taken when each coin is despatched.
  • For some of the BUNC coins, enjoy a complimentary holder to store your 2021 UK coin series, which is only available when you buy all six coins together. The 2021 folder is despatched with the second coin release in 2021, and the 2022 folder will be despatched alongside the second coin in next year’s collection.

There are three more coins to be released in 2022, to complete this 9-coin set.

2020 Winnie the Pooh 50p Coins

Winnie The Pooh coin collection

The 2020 Winnie The Pooh 50p release dates were:

Nine-Coin Series (2020, 2021 and 2022)

The Royal Mint offers the option of ordering the 9 coins to be released between 2020 and 2022 in one order, saving you having to remember when the new coins are released. They will be shipped and billed to you automatically, 3 coins per year.

Winnie the Pooh 50p Brilliant Uncirculated

Unlimited coins, plain

Winnie the Pooh 50p
Winnie the Pooh 50p

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  • Features one of E. H. Shepard’s charming illustrations
  • Starring Pooh Bear enjoying a ‘smackeral’ of honey
  • A friendly bee buzzes from one coin to the next to link the series
  • The only way to own this Winnie the Pooh coin – you won’t find it in your change
  • Housed in packaging all about Pooh, decorated with E. H. Shepard’s illustrations
  • Finished to Brilliant Uncirculated standard
DENOMINATION 50p
ALLOY Cupro-nickel
WEIGHT 8.00 g
DIAMETER 27.30mm
REVERSE DESIGNER ©Disney
OBVERSE DESIGNER Jody Clark
QUALITY Brilliant Uncirculated
YEAR 2020
PRODUCT CODE UK20WPBU
ISSUE PRICE £10

Winnie the Pooh 50p Brilliant Uncirculated Colour Coin

Limited Edition 45,000 coins, Digital Printed

Winnie the Pooh 50p Brilliant Uncirculated Colour Coin
Winnie the Pooh 50p Brilliant Uncirculated Colour Coin

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Just 45,000 Brilliant Uncirculated colour-printed coins are available and can only be purchased direct from The Royal Mint. Each coin comes in a specially created pop-up booklet taking you on a nostalgic trip to the Hundred Acre Wood.

  • This edition is only available from The Royal Mint
  • Features one of E. H. Shepard’s original illustrations
  • Pooh and his honey have been captured in full colour
  • A friendly bee buzzes from one coin to the next
  • Take a trip to the Hundred Acre Wood in the coin’s pop-up booklet
  • Finished to Brilliant Uncirculated standard
  • The only way to own this Winnie the Pooh coin – you won’t find it in your change
DENOMINATION 50p
MAXIMUM COIN MINTAGE 45,000 coins
ALLOY Cupro-nickel
WEIGHT 8.00 g
DIAMETER 27.30mm
PRODUCT CODE UK20WPBC
ISSUE PRICE £20

Winnie the Pooh 50p Silver Coins

Limited Edition 18,000 Silver Proof Coins

Winnie the Pooh 50p Silver Proof Coin
Winnie the Pooh 50p Silver Proof Coin

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Just 18,000 925 sterling silver coins are available in this presentation and each comes in a beautifully decorated acrylic block with a booklet all about the ‘silly old bear’.

  • Features one of E. H. Shepard’s charming illustrations
  • Pooh and his favourite snack come to life in full colour
  • A friendly bee buzzes from one coin to the next
  • Comes in a beautifully decorated acrylic block
  • Struck in 925 sterling silver
  • Finished to Proof standard
  • The only way to own this Winnie the Pooh coin – you won’t find it in your change
DENOMINATION 50p
MAXIMUM COIN MINTAGE 18,010 coins
ALLOY .925 Sterling Silver
WEIGHT 8.00 g
DIAMETER 27.30mm
PRODUCT CODE UK20WPSP
ISSUE PRICE £67.50

Winnie the Pooh 50p Gold Coins

Limited Edition 525 Gold Proof coins

Winnie the Pooh 50p Gold Proof Coin
Winnie the Pooh 50p Gold Proof Coin

Just 525 Gold Proof coins have been minted, and each comes in a case with a beautifully designed booklet all about Pooh Bear. The Gold Proof coins are fully reserved (sold out) at the Royal Mint.

  • Struck in 22 carat gold
  • Features one of E. H. Shepard’s charming illustrations
  • Starring Pooh enjoying a pot of honey
  • The first time Pooh has appeared on a coin struck by The Royal Mint
  • Finished to Proof standard
  • A purely commemorative coin – it won’t enter circulation
  • Comes in a case with a booklet all about Pooh Bear
DENOMINATION 50p
MAXIMUM COIN MINTAGE 535 coins
ALLOY 22 Carat Gold
WEIGHT 15.50 g
DIAMETER 27.30mm
PRODUCT CODE UK20WPGP
ISSUE PRICE £1,125.00
Winnie the Pooh 50p Gold Proof Coin in case
Winnie the Pooh 50p Gold Proof Coin in case

Winnie the Pooh 50p Obverse Design

The obverse design is of our Queen’s Effigy with the inscription “· ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 50 PENCE ·” and the date of the year.

“J.C.” denotes the designer Jody Clark.

Winnie the Pooh 50p Obverse Design
Winnie the Pooh 50p Obverse Design

Design of the Winnie the Pooh coin collection

The Royal Proclamation, filed on the 24th July 2020 states that the coins are designed as follows:

  • obverse impression: Queen’s Effigy with the inscription “· ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 50 PENCE ·” and the date of the year
  • a depiction of Winnie the Pooh accompanied by the inscription “WINNIE THE POOH”
  • a depiction of Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh accompanied by the inscription “CHRISTOPHER ROBIN”
  • a depiction of Piglet accompanied by the inscription “PIGLET”
  • The coins shall have a plain edge

You can read the whole proclamation: BY THE QUEEN A PROCLAMATION DETERMINING THE SPECIFICATIONS AND DESIGNS FOR A NEW SERIES OF FIFTY PENCE COINS IN GOLD, SILVER AND CUPRO-NICKEL ELIZABETH R.

What is the release date of the Winnie the Pooh coin collection?

The Royal Mint has released a new fifty pence commemorative coin collection featuring characters from the all-time classic children’s stories of Winnie the Pooh by the British Author, A.A. Milne.

The first fifty pence coin will feature the character of the world-famous Winnie the Pooh bear was released on the 23rd September 2020. This was followed by a Christopher Robin 50p in October 2020, and a Piglet 50p in November 2020.

The Winnie the Pooh Coin Collection will see nine new coins in total; three each year for 2020, 2021 and 2022.

It is sure to be popular with British coin collectors following the enormous success of the Beatrix Potter 50p coins.

How many 2020 Winnie The Pooh coins were made?

Here are the mintage figures for the Winnie The Pooh coin collection.

winnie the pooh coin mintage figures

Winnie The Pooh Coin Collection Costs

The Winnie The Pooh coin collection will include nine coins released over a three-year period.

The total costs per year and in total are as below:

Coin Name Price Per Coin Three Coins Per Year Price Total Nine Coin Collection Price
Brilliant Uncirculated £10 £30 £90
Brilliant Uncirculated Colour Edition £20 £60 £180
Silver Proof £67.50 £202.50 £607.50
Gold Proof £1,125 £3,375 £10,125

Note: Prices and coin availability are subject to change at any time, due to fluctuations in raw material prices.

You can subscribe to automatically receive the three-coin series for 2020 or the nine-coin series across three years. The Royal Mint currently offers free postage for subscribing, check their page for updates.

If for any reason you wish to cancel your subscription to the Winnie the Pooh and Friends three-coin collection, please inform The Royal Mint via email at customerservices@royalmint.com, the full cancellation policy is in section 11 https://www.royalmint.com/terms/purchases/

History of Winnie The Pooh Stories

The first collection of stories about the character was the book Winnie-the-Pooh (1926), and this was followed by The House at Pooh Corner (1928). Milne also included a poem about the bear in the children’s verse book When We Were Very Young (1924) and many more in Now We Are Six (1927). E. H. Shepard illustrated all four volumes.

The Pooh stories have been translated into many languages, including Alexander Lenard’s Latin translation, Winnie ille Pu, which was first published in 1958, and, in 1960, became the only Latin book ever to have been featured on The New York Times Best Seller list.

In 1961, Walt Disney Productions licensed certain film and other rights of Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh stories from the estate of A. A. Milne and the licensing agent Stephen Slesinger.Inc. and adapted the Pooh stories, using the unhyphenated name “Winnie the Pooh”, into a series of features that would eventually become one of its most successful franchises.

The Winnie the Pooh story was originally published in 1926 and is a heart-warming story about the adventures of Christopher Robin’s honey-loving teddy bear and his friends PigletTiggerEeyoreOwlKanger, and Rabbit.

Winnie-the-Pooh, also called Pooh Bear and Pooh, is a fictional teddy bear.

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