This year The Gruffalo celebrates it’s 20th Anniversary, to celebrate the mint has issued a new fifty pence Gold Proof coin.
The Gruffalo is one of the world’s best-loved monsters. Since it was first published in 1999, the award-winning story of his encounter with the little brown mouse in the deep dark wood has continued to delight children and adults the world over.
Created by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the most successful author/illustrator partnership in picture book publishing, The Gruffalo is a modern classic, and both mouse and monster have become stars of stage and screen.
This coin has received the highest grade possible at NGC – PF70
Metal: .916 Gold
Weight: 15.50 Grams
Diameter: 27.30 mm