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New 50p Continues Raymond Briggs Father Christmas Collection

We could all do with a little bit of cheer this year and therefore, following the amazing success of the 2018 and 2019 Father Christmas coins, The Pobjoy Mint is proud to present a new design for this year featuring Father ChristmasTM, the character derived from a British Children’s book written and illustrated by Raymond […]

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New 50 Pence Coin From Pobjoy Features Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas

Following the amazing success of the 2018 Father Christmas coin, Pobjoy Mint is proud to present a new design featuring Father ChristmasTM 2019. Father ChristmasTM is a character derived from a British Children’s book written and illustrated by Raymond Briggs. The books known as Father Christmas and Father Christmas Goes on Holiday were published in […]

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Colorized snowman on coin from UK

(Image courtesy British Royal Mint)
In 1978, English author Raymond Briggs published his children’s picture book “The Snowman”. This story of a boy’s snowman that came to life was told through pictures and proved an instant hit.
Five years later, the storyline was adapted into a 26-minute animated television special

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New Coin Featuring Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas Now in Silver Piedfort

Father Christmas is a short animated film based on two books written by Raymond Briggs: Father Christmas and Father Christmas Goes on Holiday, published in 1973 and 1975, respectively. Father Christmas in these publications is a different interpretation of the stereotypical character. He still looks like the Santa we all know and love with his […]

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Celebrate the Holidays With New 50p Featuring Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas

Father ChristmasTM is a short animated film based on two books written by Raymond Briggs: Father Christmas and Father Christmas Goes on Holiday, published in 1973 and 1975, respectively. Father Christmas in these publications is a different interpretation of the stereotypical character. He still looks like the Santa we all know and love with his […]

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