Rupert Bear was created in 1920 by Mary Tourtel as a cartoon for the Daily Express newspaper and his adventures continue up to this day, celebrating his 100th anniversary this year.
And to celebrate this exciting centenary anniversary, the Isle of Man have issued the FIRST EVER collection of Rupert Bear 50p Coins.
Own the WORLD’S FIRST Rupert Bear 50p Coins
The coins have been struck to a Brilliant Uncirculated quality, a superior finish sought-after by collectors. Each features a specially commissioned design depicting some of the best-loved characters from the comic strip, including:
- Rupert Bear
- Podgy Pig
- Bill Badger
- Edward Trunk
- Algy Pug