Some Britons may find themselves in the possession of a commemorative coin at some point and they will decide whether to hold onto this or sell it to a collector. The bidding site, eBay, can be a good place to start when looking for a rare coin, although some of these are on sale for much more than face value. One Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit 50p coin was put on the site with the whopping starting price of £2000. The coin was described as “rare” and “special edition” but it may not actually be worth that much.
eBay: ‘Rare’ Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit 50p coin selling for £2000
The eBay user, “caiferg36”, uploaded three pictures of the Peter Rabbit 50 pence piece and asked bidders to kick off their offers at £2000.
They wrote: “Rare Special Edition Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit 50p Coin 2017 Circulated.”
As well as the pricey asking fee, potential buyers have been asked to part with another £1.50, which will see the coin dispatched by Royal Mail first class letter.
It is also stated the buyer will not be able to return the item once they have made the purchase.
Although “caiferg36” believed the coin to be worth the huge asking price,