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2018 The Snowman Brilliant Uncirculated 50p

2018 The Snowman Brilliant Uncirculated 50p [Coin Hunter card]
£6.99

Coin Hunter card

The Snowman 50p marked the 40th Anniversary of the story of The Snowman by Raymond Briggs. The design by Natasha Ratcliffe shows The Snowman and the boy flying over fields and roof tops on their way to the north pole. The fifty pence piece is struck to Brilliant Uncirculated quality and protected by a plastic blister inside a sealed Coin Hunter card measuring 85mm x 61mm.

Denomination:50p
Alloy:Cupronickel
Quality:BU
Condition:New
Item weight:12g
Product code:BU18SNOMCH
Product ID:1640440102965
2018 The Snowman Brilliant Uncirculated 50p [Royal Mint pack]
£13.50

Royal Mint pack

The Snowman Brilliant Uncirculated 50p displayed in The Royal Mint's official presentation folder which has lots of information about The Snowman, Raymond Briggs and the coin itself.

Denomination:50p
Alloy:Cupronickel
Quality:BU
Condition:New
Item weight:45g
Product code:BU18SNOMRM
Product ID:1640440004661
Royal Mint product code:UK18SMBU
GTIN:5026177408338

The Snowman is a childrens book written in 1978 by Raymond Briggs, this book provided the story and imagery for the 1982 animated film. The famous image of The Snowman and the boy flying over fields and roof tops on their way to the north pole, is used on the 2018 50 pence piece.

The theme music for the journey to the north pole was "Walking in the Air" by Howard Blake, recorded for the film by choirboy Peter Auty. In 1985, Toys "R" Us created an avert based on the film, with a new version of the song recorded by Aled Jones.

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