Thanks Nik! 5th September 2018, hello there;where is 2018 2 pound coin ”lightning”-raf 1918-2018?cheers, CYC-Admin Thanks, CYC-Admin It’s a 2016 Britannia £2 coin reverse, here: https://www.checkyourchange.co.uk/2-pound-coins/2016-two-pounds/ CYC-Admin The other two coins issued at this time were the 1/2p and 1p coins. The one pound coin was introduced into circulation on 21 April 1983. Thankyou! Three different portraits of the Queen have been used, with the current design by Jody Clark being introduced in 2015. You can also chose to leave now if you wish. 30th January 2017. 0 bids. But this one the T is very close to the silver circle and the A is half vanished in between the silver and gold. I’ve heard of those and know there is a variety with RARACING on the car but I don’t think it’s a particularly valuable coin. 2nd May 2017. a friend of mine has a 2p coin made in 10p material dated 1986, can’t find any information anywhere about similar coins. CYC-Admin I have never seen one of these before and can’t seem to find a huge amount of information on it. "If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants." The design itself was first tried out in 1994 when the Royal Mint produced a short run of demonstration pieces to the new bi-metal standard. CYC-Admin If that's ok please click 'continue'. Is it worth keeping, (I have no reason to) or should I just spend it. CYC-Admin I read the guy falls pemember pemember is worth £16 . My daughter kept 2 £2 coins as she liked the designs..one was the 2014 kitchener and the other one which we have just found out that its one of the 2007 slavery ones with the wording up side down..is this coin worth anything please? Adam Pollard 2009" above, "TWO POUNDS" below, The design portrays a pulse being taken, whilst the background symbolises the rays of light from the lamp that Florence Nightingale was known for carrying during her rounds to tend to the wounded troops in the, The design features typeset in a replica of the black letter typeface used in the first edition: the reversed, raised text of the printing block on the left and the recessed text of the printed word on the right, taking the form of the quote, ‘In the beginning was the Word’ (John 1:1).’, 500th Anniversary of the maiden voyage of the, The Mary Rose sailing right, based upon a 1546 pictorial survey of Henry VIII's navy. Hi, Your narrative above the pictures states there are 73 coins, but you show pictures of 74 ? A £2 coin marks 350 years since the final entry of Samuel Pepys’ famed diary and a 50p coin helps observe the 160th anniversary of the birth of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author who brought us Sherlock Holmes™. It isn’t right, but it’s more mass production sloppiness rather than an actual error. If you mean will it be worth a fortune in the future, then no, I don’t really see a huge potential. The coin has the edge inscription STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS, a quote taken from a letter by Isaac Newton to Robert Hooke, in which he describes how his work was built on the knowledge of those that had gone before him. Charlie, CYC-Admin 14th March 2017. Hi i have a 2016 magna carta £2 coin with DEI GRA REG with what i think is a 4th portrait of the queen with IRB initials, it also has no lettering around outside of the coin, i cannot find a 2016 magna carta coin in circulation therefore is it a fake? 19th September 2017. 11th March 2017, Hi I have a technology with 4th portrait. 16th June 2019. The lane numbers show "1908" across the lanes with "TWO POUNDS 2008" written along the lanes. I’ve recently inherited a large amount of foreign coins, some are really pretty (but probably worthless) where can I get quality information like your site offers on Foreign Coins? Even though there will always be loads available in perfect condition – you got it from change instead of being lazy and buying the set. 31st January 2017. I have an Abolition of Slavery £2 coin which the side printing upside down and at an angle so some of the lettering is not complete. Dee Calvert In 1892, a new Liberty head design created by Charles E. Barber (the ‘Barber’ quarter is named after the designer) was placed on the quarter. They are in the app (and book of course). 1st February 2018. Numista.com is good for foreign coins, but most will need to be of high quality (or very old) to have any value. I have written more on the page for that coin: https://www.checkyourchange.co.uk/2-pound-coins/2007-two-pounds/. CYC-Admin Happy New Year Mr P. Good news from the Royal Mint is that the spurious anniversaries will continue unabated… Huzzah! It has standing on the shoulders of giants on the edge. The original reverse of the coin, designed by Bruce Rushin, is an abstract design symbolising the history of technological achievement, accompanied by the words TWO POUNDS above, and the year of minting below. I think you called earlier and it sounds like someone has popped the middle out and put it back wonky. and the picture is the back of the coin (THE REVERSE ) so Coins in the wrong metal are indeed rare but there are a number of checks that would need to be made – the weight and size to start with but ultimately the only way of verifying that is isn’t plated in a silver coloured metal is with something called an XRF tester machine. It sounds like the 5th portrait one. Hi I have 6 2015 Royal Navy £2 coins but 2 of them don’t have any outer writing are these fake. 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