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One cold winter’s night, a snowman comes to life... We are giving away 50 Snowman™ Brilliant Uncirculated coins

A magical adventure that kicks off the countdown to Christmas, this special 50p coin marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of The Snowman – Raymond Briggs’ enchanting, wordless picture book.

Sharing the story of The Snowman signals the start of the festive season. As the countdown to Christmas begins, we are giving away 50 Snowman Brilliant Uncirculated coins.

All you have to do is answer the question using the form below.

When was the story of Snowman™ first published?

a) 1978

b) 1988

c) 1980

This competition is now closed we'll be announcing the winner(s) shortly. Good Luck Everyone!

Terms and conditions

The promoter of this competition is The Royal Mint Limited of Llantrisant, Pontyclun, United Kingdom CF72 8YT (“The Royal Mint”).

The competition opens on 2nd December 2018 at 09:00hrs BST and closes on 3rd December 2018 at 09:00hrs GMT. Any entries received before the opening or after the closing dates/times will not be included and no correspondence will be entered into. Fifty winners will be selected at random from all eligible entrants and will be notified by email.  Names may also be announced on Facebook and Twitter.  

Once the winners have been notified, they will have 48 hours to respond to claim their prize and confirm their address for delivery. If a winner fails to claim their prize, or chooses not to claim it, the prize will be forfeited and a new winner drawn. The winners may be asked to participate in any related publicity to the prize and/or asked to write a review of the prize.

To be eligible to enter this competition you must correctly answer the question posed by The Royal Mint on the competition page at www.royalmint.com/christmas/advent/day2.

The competition is only open to residents of the United Kingdom. You must be 16 years of age or older to be entered into the competition. Only one entry per household in respect of the competition will be accepted. There is no purchase necessary to enter the competition. There is no cash alternative and the prize is non-refundable and non-transferable and cannot be used in conjunction with any offer.  There is no guarantee of delivery of the prize before Christmas Day 2018.

This competition is not open to employees of The Royal Mint or their immediate family. Competition entry is not conditional to consenting to marketing.

Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions and agreed to be bound by them when they are entered into the competition. All decisions made by The Royal Mint relating to this competition are final and binding.

Under no circumstances will The Royal Mint be responsible for any loss, damages, costs or expenses arising from or in any way connected with any errors, defects, interruptions, malfunctions or delays in the promotion of the competition or acceptance of the prize.

The Royal Mint will not be responsible, unless required by law, for any loss, changes, costs or expenses which may arise in connection with this competition and The Royal Mint can cancel or alter the competition at any stage.

Neither Penguin Ventures nor The Snowman and the Snowdog are involved or partners to the management or execution of this competition and prize. Any promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with these third parties.

The information submitted in the competition entry are for the following purposes: to enter the competition; so that we can contact you should your entry be successful; so that we can contact you regarding any publicity requests; so that we may reach you via social media platforms; and as a method of contact for any related or future promotions.

Personal data supplied during the course of this promotion will only be processed as set out in The Royal Mint’s Privacy Policy.

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