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MoneyTwo New Paddington Bear 50p Coins Have Entered Circulation – Here's How To Get One

05:40  13 august  2019
05:40  13 august  2019 Source:   huffingtonpost.co.uk

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New 50 p Coin ! Paddington Bear 50 p Coin is out today! The first Paddington Bear 50 p has entered circulation ! About the Paddington Bear 50 p Coin .

New 50 p Coin ! Paddington Bear 50 p Coin is out today! The first Paddington Bear 50 p has entered circulation ! About the Paddington Bear 50 p Coin . The coins

Two New Paddington Bear 50p Coins Have Entered Circulation – Here's How To Get One © The Royal Mint/Press Association Images Undated handout photo issued by The Royal Mint of a new limited edition Silver Proof 50p coin featuring Paddington Bear, coins depicting the bear will entering general circulation from August 2019.

Coins showing Paddington Bear visiting the Tower of London and St Paul’s Cathedral are about to start turning up in people’s loose change.

The new 50p designs will be entering general circulation in the coming weeks, the Royal Mint said.

Two New Paddington Bear 50p Coins Have Entered Circulation – Here's How To Get One © RoyalMint/PA

The first “Paddington at the Tower” coins were entering circulation from Tuesday – filling the tills at the Royal Mint Experience in Llantrisant, South Wales.

No new 1p and 2p coins produced for the first time since 1972 and 1984

No new 1p and 2p coins produced for the first time since 1972 and 1984 No new 1p and 2p coins produced for the first time since 1972 and 1984 that none were created, respectively. Currently, there are an estimated 10.5 billion in coppers in use and another 6.3 billion laying dormant in piggy banks and jams cars across the country. It’s for this reason the UK Treasury, which owns Royal Mint, that there are enough in circulation and therefore in 2018, they decided to not produce any more. Royal Mint only creates coins to meet the needs of the economy.

Paddington Bear 50 p coins have been released by Royal Mint to celebrate the bear ' s 60th anniversary. The coins depict Paddington Bear at two iconic London landmarks – standing The coins enter circulation this month, so keep your eyes peeled for one of these unusual coins .

To commemorate it, two new Paddington 50 p coins went into circulation featuring Paddington waving a flag outside Buckingham Palace and Paddington sitting on a suitcase at Paddington train station. Collectors' versions of the coins are also still available to buy from the Royal Mint costing £10

The new designs from the Royal Mint follow the release of coins in 2018 to mark the 60th anniversary of Paddington Bear, who was first created in 1958 by Michael Bond – and more recently spawned two hugely popular films.

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The 2018 coins depicted Paddington visiting other London landmarks – his namesake train station and the guards outside Buckingham Palace.

The Paddington at the Tower coins have also gone on sale on the Royal Mint’s website. Prices include £10 for a “mint condition” brilliant uncirculated finish coin and £850 for a gold coin.

Two New Paddington Bear 50p Coins Have Entered Circulation – Here's How To Get One © The Royal Mint/Press Association Images Undated handout photo issued by The Royal Mint of a new 50p coin featuring Paddington Bear, which will entering general circulation from August 2019.

Nicola Howell, director of consumer coin at the Royal Mint, said: “Following the huge popularity of the coins featuring the much-loved bear last year, we thought it was only right that Paddington continued his adventures around London on UK coinage.”

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