Old Midland Bank Building
St Martin’s Square
During the course 2017 The Royal Mint issued four Silver Proof 50p coins featuring some of the best loved characters written about by Beatrix Potter in her 23 little tales. In the 2017 series Peter Rabbit (in traditional running pose) is joined by Mr Jeremy Fisher, Tom Kitten and Benjamin Bunny wearing a Tam-o-shanter. 30,000 of each silver coin were minted and the Royal Mint quickly sold out of all four.
The Lake District based 'Peter Rabbit and Friends' shops in Keswick, Hawkshead and Bowness were fortunate enough to have been granted their own Limited Edition Presentation of each coin. Unlike the standard Perspex mounted, white box coins, each coin for Peter Rabbit and Friends comes in a highly collectable black box, and also includes the iconic branding Peter Rabbit and Friends on the band encasing the box. Most important of all are the certificates of authentication, as only 1500 Peter Coins and just 1,000 of each other coin were released.
We have limited numbers of the 2017 Benjamin Bunny coin available in black box form with Peter Rabbit and Friends branding. Coins are supplied on a random certificate number basis with numbers between 40 and 1500 likely to be allocated.