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Coin type: Two Pounds (Decimal, Gold)
Description

Composition: 0.917 gold (0.4663 oz AGW).

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Sub-type of Sub-types
Face value2 (x Pound)
Years produced1980 - ? CurrentYes
Material0.9167 Gold DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)15.9200
Obverse

Effigy of the ruling British monarch, legend in Latin.

Obverse inscription

Reverse

St George on horseback advancing to right wearing a helmet and cape and holding a sword; below horse, fallen dragon with lance in its side; below exergue line at right the artist's initials B.P. (Benedetto Pistrucci); in exergue, the date.

Reverse inscription

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Edge Edge inscription

List of 12 coins of type: Two Pounds (Decimal, Gold) from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Two Pounds Gold 1980 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :
Two Pounds Gold 1982 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :
Two Pounds Gold 1983 13,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :
Two Pounds Gold 1985 5,849 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Two Pounds Gold 1987 14,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Two Pounds Gold 1988 15,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Two Pounds Gold 1989 500th Anniversary 17,000 Queen Elizabeth II Seated on Throne, by Bernard Sindall
Two Pounds Gold 1990 12,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Two Pounds Gold 1991 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Two Pounds Gold 1992 3,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Two Pounds Gold 1993 3,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Two Pounds Gold 1999 unknown Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D