The 2016 Squirrel Nutkin 50p was issued by the United Kingdom to celebrate one of Beatrix Potter's much loved children's tales, 'The tale of Squirrel Nutkin’.
Struck by The Royal Mint, this coin is the fifth in the popular 5-coin series celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter.
It is also the first and only official UK coin to feature Beatrix Potter's rebellious character, Squirrel Nutkin. The obverse features the fifth definitive portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark.
Finish - Circulation
Year of Issue - 2016
Weight - 8g
Diameter - 27.3mm
Metal - Cupro-nickel
Obverse - Queen Elizabeth by Jody Clark
Reverse - Squirrel Nutkin by Emma Noble