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Coin type: Two Pounds (Pre-decimal)
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type of Sub-types
Face value2 (x Pound)
Years produced1820 - 1937 CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
Material0.917 Gold Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)15.9761
Obverse

Effigy of the monarch, legend.

Obverse inscription

Reverse

Reverse inscription

Edge Edge inscription

Two Pounds (Pre-decimal): Photos

Coin - 2 Pounds, George IV, Great Britain, 1823
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Notes: St George (1820 - 1823, then 1887 - 1937).
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Great Britain 1826 2 pounds
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Notes: Shield, arms of King George IV (1824 - 1826).
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Proof Coin - 2 Pounds, William IV, Great Britain, 1831
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Notes: Shield, arms of King William IV (1831).
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Coin - 2 Pounds, George III, Great Britain, 1820
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Notes: King George III (1820).
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Coin - 2 Pounds, George IV, Great Britain, 1823
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Notes: King George IV, portrait by J. B. Merlin (1823).
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Great Britain 1826 2 pounds
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Notes: King George IV, portrait by William Wyon (1824 - 1826).
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Proof Coin - 2 Pounds, William IV, Great Britain, 1831
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Author:
Notes: King William IV (1831).
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Pattern Coin - 2 Pounds, Proof Strike, New South Wales, Australia, 1887
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Notes: Queen Victoria, Jubilee head (1887).
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Coin - 2 Pounds, Edward VII, Great Britain, 1902
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Notes: King Edward VII (1902).
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Proof Coin - 2 Pounds, George V, Great Britain, 1911
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Notes: King George V (1911).
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Proof Coin - 2 Pounds, George VI, Great Britain, 1937
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Notes: King George VI (1937).
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List of 13 coins of type: Two Pounds (Pre-decimal) from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Two Pounds 1820 (Pattern) 60 King George III Portrait by Benedetto Pistrucci (Laureate Head) GEORGIVS III D : G : BRITANNIARUM REX F: D: [year]
Two Pounds 1823 unknown King George IV Portrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Two Pounds 1824 (Proof only) unknown King George IV Portrait by William Wyon (Bare Head) GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA [year]
Two Pounds 1825 (Proof only) unknown King George IV Portrait by William Wyon (Bare Head) GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA [year]
Two Pounds 1826 (Proof only) 450 King George IV Portrait by William Wyon (Bare Head) GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA [year]
Two Pounds 1831 (Proof only) 225 King William IV Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Two Pounds 1887 92,142 Queen Victoria Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA D : G : BRITT : REG : F : D :
Two Pounds 1893 52,985 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA · DEI · GRA · BRITT · REGINA · FID · DEF · IND · IMP ·
Two Pounds 1902 53,873 King Edward VII Portrait by George William de Saulles (Bare Head) EDWARDVS VII D: G: BRITT: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP:
Two Pounds 1911 (Proof only) 2,812 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP:
Two Pounds 1937 Edward VIII (not released) unknown King Edward VIII Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget EDWARDVS VIII D: G: BR: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP:
Two Pounds 1937 (Proof only) 5,501 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX F : D : IND : IMP.
Two Pounds 1953 (not released) unknown Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REGINA F: D: