Perth Mint issues first coin to celebrate May Gibbs’ Snugglepot and Cuddlepie

January 6, 2015 in Australian Coins, Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Museums, Numismatica, Numismatics, Proof Coins, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

By Blog Team


Tails of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, the gumnut babies, is a much-loved children’s classic.

The story was created by May Gibbs, whose parents migrated from England to Australia in 1881 when she was four-year old. The family lived in Western Australia, but later in life May moved to Sydney, where she and her husband built a home at Neutral Bay. Called Nutcote, the house is now a museum.

The young May developed a deep love Full article at the source>

Source:: Perth Mint Blog

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