IOM Paddington Bear Color CuNi Coin + Mini Bear In Tin
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Isle Of Man
The 50th Anniversary Of Paddington Bear
2008 Copper-Nickel 1 Crown Commemorative Colored Coin Unc
With Miniature Replica Paddington Bear Plush Figure
In Miniature Collectible Suitcase Tin
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This 1 Crown 38.6 mm coin is much larger than both USA quarter (24.26 mm in diameter) and USA half dollar (30.61 mm in diameter).
Beautiful reeded edge.
Believe it or not, Paddington Bear turned 50 in 2008! He first appeared in Michael Bond’s children’s
book, A Bear Called Paddington, in 1958, The endearing character was inspired by a lone teddy which
Bond noticed on a shelf in a London store on Christmas Eve of 1956. Unable to resist, Bond bought the
bear for his wife and named him Paddington, where they lived. Just 10 days later he had written his
Paddington Bear is now a classic English icon and one of the most beloved and adorable characters
in children’s literature. The tales of the lost bear discovered at London's Paddington Station by the
Brown family, wearing his trademark duffle coat and carrying his battered suitcase, have charmed the
whole world ever since. Another 10 books have been written since 1958 and to mark 50 years of
Paddington, in 1958 the author had published a new story - Paddington Here and Now.
This reverse of this delightful beautifully colored coin from the Isle of Man depicts an enduring
image of Paddington Bear standing with his trademark duffle coat, marmalade sandwiches,
old bush hat and battered suitcase… and with a note attached to his coat that reads, ‘Please
look after this bear. Thank you.’
The obverse of the coin carries a fine effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank
Broadley FRBS FSNAD.
Origin: Isle of Man
Date Issued: 2008
Denomination: 1 Crown
Grade: Brilliant Uncirculated
Weight: 28.28 Grams
Diameter: 38.6 MM
The coin, produced by Pobjoy Mint on behalf of the Isle of Man Government, comes
in a miniature collectible suitcase tin with a miniature replica 3" (7.5cm) tall
Paddington Bear plush figure and depicts a scene from that first story book.
Generations of children have grown up loving Paddington Bear, and this
coin with miniature bear in a collectible tin will be a collectible gift that is
These coins won’t last long, so order today for Paddington fans of all ages.
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