The daring bunny appears on a 50p piece in his signature blue jacket—which he famously loses in Mr. McGregor’s garden—beginning Monday, with a non-colored version to appear later in the year. The Royal Mint called Peter “the most recognizable of [Beatrix] Potter’s creations, and one of the most cherished from children’s literature,” the Guardian reports.  More
This year marks the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth, which will be celebrated with three more characters to appear on currency in the months to come. A recently discovered Potter story, The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots, will also be published in September, featuring an appearance by an aged Peter Rabbit.