The Royal Mint have just confirmed a brand new 50p series featuring characters from Britain’s favourite books – Winnie the Pooh!

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Each design has been inspired by A.A. Milne’s classic children’s stories starting with Pooh Bear himself and is sure to be one of the most popular coin releases this year.

Originally published in 1926, Winnie the Pooh is a story about the adventures of Christopher Robin’s honey-loving teddy bear and his friends Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Kanger, and Rabbit.

Since then, Winnie the Pooh has featured in over 11 films, 11 television programmes, 4 different books, and has become a worldwide collectable item.

Whilst the designs of the upcoming 50p coins are currently top-secret, we can’t wait to see this loveable bear and his friends come to life once more, this time on the UK’s most collected coin.

But who is your favourite character? Let us know in the comments below!

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The Royal Mint have made history this morning, with a brand new UK 50p release.

You see, it celebrates the life and crucial work of Rosalind Franklin, in the year that would have marked her 100th birthday!

And in my latest video I tell you everything you need to know about this groundbreaking new UK 50p… it really is a MUST HAVE coin for your collection!

If you’re interested

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To mark the 80th Anniversary of Operation Dynamo, also known as Dunkirk, a brand new collection of stunning commemorative coins have been released.

And in my latest video I take a closer look at each of the coins and tell you everything you need to know about these incredibly limited releases.

If you’re interested

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