This year The Gruffalo celebrates it’s 20th Anniversary, to celebrate the mint has issued a new fifty pence Silver 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.
The Silver Proof 50p coin comes complete with Numbered Certificate of Authenticity, box and cardboard outer.
Metal: .925 Silver
Weight: 8.00 Grams
Diameter: 27.30 mm