Behind the design: The 2016 Beatrix Potter Series by Emma Noble

Behind the design: The 2016 Beatrix Potter Series by Emma Noble

Throughout 2016, The Royal Mint has been celebrating the wonderful world of Beatrix and her most-loved characters, marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter. Earlier this year, we announced that we would be marking the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter with a series of five coins, the first time that characters from children’s … Read more…

Guest blog: Who was Beatrix Potter?

The wonderful world of Beatrix Potter has graced the lives of many; a pioneer of storytelling, she created many small books for many small hands. Both her characters and tales have been cherished for more than 100 years and her legacy lives on through them. But just who was Beatrix Potter? We’ve been in touch with Linda Lear at the Beatrix Potter Society, to give us an insight into the lady behind the tales; Beatrix the artist, the entrepreneur, the natural scientist and the conservationist.

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