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Coin: Two pounds 1989
Description

Commemorating the Tercentenary of the Bill of Rights.

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value2 (x Pound) TypeTwo Pounds (Nickel-Brass)
Year1989 CurrentYes
Mintage4,777,891 (4.8 million)
MintRoyal Mint
MaterialNickel-Brass DesignerJohn Lobban
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)28.4000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)15.9760
Obverse

Portrait of Her Majesty the Queen.

Obverse inscription

ELIZABETH·II D·G·REG·F·D·

Reverse

Cypher of "W&M" (King William and Queen Mary) interlaced surmounting a horizontal Parliamentary Mace and representation of the Royal Crown above and the dates 1689 and 1989 below, all within the inscription "Tercentenary of the Bill of Rights" or "Tercentenary of Claim of Right" (latter Scotland only).

Reverse inscription

TERCENTENARY OF THE BILL OF RIGHTS

Edgemilled Edge inscription

Two pounds 1989: Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Tercentenary of the Claim of Right None (hover mouse for text)
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