Special 50p children’s character pieces include Winnie the Pooh, Harry Potter, The Snowman and rare Flopsy Bunny Beatrix Potter coin

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Grantham Journal

By lauren.abbott@iliffemedia.co.uk (Lauren Abbott) Winnie the Pooh, who celebrates his official day on January 18, is among the children’s characters to appear on exclusive 50p coins from the Royal Mint. The honey-loving bear’s collection was completed last summer with the release of the final coin, which was a design including all of author AA Milne’s furry friends who reside in the Hundred Acre Wood. While the shape of a 50p coin, says the Royal Mint, lends itself well to unique and exclusive designs regularly snapped up by coin collectors, alongside taking inspiration from historical occasi…

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