Celebrating Beatrix Potter and her little tales these 2018 coins depict Peter Rabbit in a new scene, along with Flopsy Bunny, Mrs Tittlemouse and the Tailor of Gloucester. This coin represents ‘The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies’ written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter in 1909 featuring Peter’s Rabbits sister, Flopsy Bunny. Flopsy Bunny is the third rabbit, following Peter and Benjamin, in the series celebrating the life and work of Beatrix Potter. Flopsy Bunny is the mother of six young bunnies known as the “Flopsy Bunnies” the adventure starts when the Flopsy Bunnies, while raiding a rubbish heap of rotting vegetables, fall asleep and are captured by Mr. McGregor who places them in a sack.
For this new coin Flopsy Bunny is wearing her little red cape, highlighted by colour printing the coin has been struck in sterling silver and finished to the finest Proof standard. This is part of a limited-edition presentation and comes in a clear display case with a booklet and certificate of authenticity.