2002 Commonwealth Games Gold Proof Collection, Coin Set from United Kingdom - detailed information

2002 Commonwealth Games Gold Proof Collection
Set Name2002 Commonwealth Games Gold Proof Collection

In 2002 to mark the celebration of sporting excellence, the Royal Mint issued a Limited Issue Gold Proof collection of four £2 Two Pound Coins to celebrate the XVII Commonwealth Games.
The reverse is the work of artist and sculptor Matthew Bonaccorsi, a skilled member of the Royal Mint engraving team, whose design was the winning entry in a competition.

Representing celebration, victory and sportsmanship it shows a moving figure holding aloft a banner, the top of which is divided into lines symbolising the lanes of a running track or swimming pool.

There are four versions of the coin, one for each of the participating teams from the United Kingdom. They are featured in turn, by their flags appearing in cameo.

The set also includes a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

MintRoyal Mint Mintage315
PackagingCoins individually encapsulated, in red wooden presentation box
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Coin Set Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Mintage Limit500
Coins GradeProof FDC
Material0.917 Gold
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Catalogue Reference IDs
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Spink, Coins of England and the United KingdomPSGS1-2002