United Kingdom: Coin Type Two Pounds (Decimal, Gold) - detailed information

United Kingdom: Coin Type Two Pounds (Decimal, Gold) (issued 1980 - )
Coin TypeTwo Pounds (Decimal, Gold)

Composition: 0.917 gold (0.4663 oz AGW).

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[year]
Edge
Edge Inscription
All Coins of Type: Two Pounds (Decimal, Gold) (12)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Two Pounds Gold 1980 10,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :
Two Pounds Gold 1982 2,500 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :
Two Pounds Gold 1983 13,000 Portrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :
Two Pounds Gold 1985 5,849 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Two Pounds Gold 1987 14,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Two Pounds Gold 1988 15,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Two Pounds Gold 1989 500th Anniversary 17,000 Seated on Throne, by Bernard Sindall ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Two Pounds Gold 1990 12,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Two Pounds Gold 1991 5,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Two Pounds Gold 1992 3,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Two Pounds Gold 1993 3,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
Two Pounds Gold 1999 unknown Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D
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Two Pounds (Decimal, Gold): Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
From1980
Face Value2 (x Pound)
CurrentYes
Material0.9167 Gold
DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)15.9200