Alice cash it… 150 years on: Mint launches £5 crown marking birthday of Lewis Carroll’s traditional By The Trying-Glass
- Royal Mint launched new coin marking 150 years of By The Trying-Glass
- The £5 crown exhibits illustration of Alice assembly Tweedledum and Tweedledee
- A coin depicting Alice assembly the Cheshire Cat was launched final month
A coin marking 150 years of Lewis Carroll’s By The Trying-Glass has been launched by the Royal Mint.
The £5 crown is predicated on John Tenniel’s unique illustrations for the 1871 e book, which was the sequel to Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland.
It exhibits the second Alice runs into the mischievous characters Tweedledum and Tweedledee.
A coin (pictured) marking 150 years of Lewis Carroll’s By The Trying-Glass has been launched by the Royal Mint
A coin depicting the scene the place Alice meets the Cheshire Cat was launched final month. Each had been created by designer Ffion Gwillim and sculptor Emma Noble.
Clare Maclennan of the Royal Mint mentioned: ‘The attractive £5 crown has been crafted to the best high quality, combining conventional minting expertise with innovation in design know-how.
‘I’m certain the Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland vary will turn into a preferred selection for collectors, capturing the creativeness of individuals of all ages.’
The Royal Mint collaborated with EL&N Cafe in London to create a limited-edition Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland cake choice to rejoice the brand new design.
The cake choice consists of designs based mostly on the Queen of Hearts from the unique e book.
A coin depicting the scene the place Alice meets the Cheshire Cat was launched final month