The Tailor of Gloucester™ 2018 UK 50p Silver Proof Coin & Book Gift Set | The Royal Mint

The Tailor of Gloucester™ 2018 UK 50p Silver Proof Coin & Book Gift Set

Limited Edition 3,500

  • Coin & Book Gift Set includes:
  • The first and only official United Kingdom coin to feature The Tailor of Gloucester™
  • Struck in sterling silver and finished to Proof standard
  • Enhanced by colour printing
  • An exclusive book cover designed for the set
  • Endorsed by Frederick Warne & Co. (a Penguin Random House company)
Price: £120.00
  • In Stock
  • Delivery within 7 to 10 working days.
  • Product code: UK18TGGS
  • Limited Edition Presentation: 3500

‘The Tailor of Gloucester’

This tale was inspired by the real-life tailor, John Pritchard, whose staff created a suit overnight for the Mayor of Gloucester; Pritchard, however, told a different story of fairies finishing the work as he returned to his shop. With this in mind, Beatrix Potter created her own version which is filled with the charming characters that generations of readers have come to love. Even though the book is titled ‘The Tailor of Gloucester’, Simpkin, the tailor’s cat, and the mice who narrowly avoid becoming the cat’s supper thanks to the tailor, take centre-stage in this little tale. This 50p coin is the third coin to be released in the 2018 collection, and is available as a Brilliant Uncirculated and silver Proof edition. It comes in an acrylic case and is accompanied by a book featuring a cover exclusively designed for this set.

The Tailor of Gloucester™ 2018 UK 50p Silver Proof Coin & Book Gift Set

Denomination 50p
Maximum Coin Mintage 40000
Alloy .925 Sterling Silver
Weight 8.00g
Diameter 27.30mm
Reverse Designer Emma Noble
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Quality Proof
Year 2018
Pure Metal Type Silver

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