Gold Two Ounces 2022 Platinum Jubilee, Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Gold Two Ounces 2022 Platinum Jubilee, Coin from United Kingdom
CoinGold Two Ounces 2022 Platinum Jubilee

Like many other mints, the Royal Mint issues bullion coins in precious metals, having much higher intrinsic value than their face value. The two ounce (2 oz) gold coins are denominated as Two Hundred Pounds (£200).

The coins are legal tender but are not intended for circulation. They are targeted at bullion investors or collectors who appreciate the special editions as pieces of art. The coins are typically "one-year" types usually issued in parallel with smaller denominations with the same reverse designs.

This commemorative two-ounce gold coin celebrates the Platinum Jubilee (70th anniversary) of Queen Elizabeth II's reign. It has a special equestrian portrait of the Queen on the obverse, created exclusively the coins in this series.

On the throne since 6 February 1952, at the date when the coin was issued Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-lived and longest-reigning British monarch, the longest-serving female head of state in history, the oldest living and longest-reigning current monarch, and the oldest and longest-serving incumbent head of state.

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Obverse
United Kingdom / Gold Two Ounces 2022 Platinum Jubilee - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin shows the equestrian effigy (riding a horse, to left) of young Queen Elizabeth II at her coronation; her head is turned left, facing the viewer. Below right, the initials of the obverse designer, JB (for John Bergdahl).

The effigy is surrounded by the Garter of The Most Noble Order of the Garter, on which is inscribed the royal motto · HONI · SOIT · QUI · MAL · Y · PENSE · - in old French, "May he be shamed who thinks badly of it".

Around the outer rim, the monarch's legend and the face value: ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS (Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith). Below, the date of issue · 2022 ·.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS · 2022 ·
Reverse
United Kingdom / Gold Two Ounces 2022 Platinum Jubilee - reverse photo

At its centre, the reverse of the coin displays the draped Shield of the Royal Arms of the United Kingdom - quartered, depicting in the first and fourth quarters the three passant guardant lions of England; in the second, the rampant lion and double tressure flory-counterflory of Scotland; and in the third, a harp for Ireland. The drapery is inspired by the royal mantle, or robe, worn by Her Majesty at her coronation in 1953.

The shield is surrounded by the Garter of the Royal Order of the Garter, inscribed with the royal motto HONI · SOIT · QUI · MAL · Y · PENSE · (translated from Old French: May he be shamed who thinks badly of it), and is crowned with St Edward's Crown.

In the right field, the designer's initials JB, for John Bergdahl.

Around below, the anniversary dates · 1952 2022 ·.

Reverse Inscription HONI · SOIT · QUI · MAL · Y · PENSE · · 1952 2022 ·
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Notes

Finish: Proof FDC.
Packaging: in mahogany presentation box. The accompanying booklet explores this historic event and reveals how The Royal Mint created The Queen’s first coinage portrait in 1952.
Limited Edition: 200. Maximum Coin Mintage: 206.
Royal Mint Product Code: UK22PJG2
Date of issue: 6 January 2022. Sold out immediately.
Issue price: £4,775.00

See also

Coins issued in the United Kingdom to celebrate the 2022 Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II:
- 1 oz Platinum Proof, Platinum Jubilee - Royal Arms and Equestrian Effigy
- 5 oz Gold Proof, Platinum Jubilee - Royal Cypher and Equestrian Effigy
- 2 oz Gold Proof, Platinum Jubilee - Royal Arms and Equestrian Effigy
- 1/4 oz Gold Proof, Platinum Jubilee - Royal Arms and Equestrian Effigy
- 1 kg Silver Proof, Platinum Jubilee - Royal Cypher and Equestrian Effigy
- 10 oz Silver Proof, Platinum Jubilee - Royal Cypher and Equestrian Effigy
- 5 oz Silver Proof, Platinum Jubilee - Royal Cypher and Equestrian Effigy
- 2 oz Silver Proof, Platinum Jubilee - Royal Arms and Equestrian Effigy
- £5 Crown Platinum Jubilee - Royal Arms and Equestrian Effigy (with silver, gold and platinum)
- £5 Crown Platinum Jubilee - Royal Arms and Jody Clark Portrait (with silver and gold versions)
- 50 Pence Platinum Jubilee - Royal Cypher and Equestrian Effigy (with silver, gold and platinum)
- 50 Pence Platinum Jubilee - Royal Cypher and Jody Clark Portrait (with silver and gold versions)

All (18) coins of type: Gold Two Ounces (2 oz)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Gold Two Ounces 2019 Britannia 100 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS ·
Gold Two Ounces 2019 Una and the Lion 225 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS ·
Gold Two Ounces 2020 Britannia unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS ·
Gold Two Ounces 2020 Music Legends - Queen 53 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Gold Two Ounces 2020 Music Legends - Elton John 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Gold Two Ounces 2020 Music Legends - David Bowie 100 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Gold Two Ounces 2020 Bond, James Bond unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Gold Two Ounces 2020 James Bond, Pay Attention unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Gold Two Ounces 2020 James Bond, Shaken not Stirred unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Gold Two Ounces 2020 The Three Graces 335 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS · 2020 ·
Gold Two Ounces 2021 Queen's 95th Birthday unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Gold Two Ounces 2021 Prince Philip 300 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Gold Two Ounces 2021 Britannia, Premium Exclusive unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS ·
Gold Two Ounces 2021 Britannia, Proof unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS ·
Gold Two Ounces 2021 Music Legends - The Who 150 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Gold Two Ounces 2021 Gothic Crown 411 Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS · 2021 ·
Gold Two Ounces 2022 Platinum Jubilee unknown Equestrian Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS · 2022 ·
Gold Two Ounces 2022 The Seymour Panther unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fifth Portrait ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 200 POUNDS ·
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Gold Two Ounces 2022 Platinum Jubilee: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Coin TypeGold Two Ounces (2 oz)
Issued2022
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyEquestrian Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II
ReverseRoyal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom
Face Value200 (x Pound)
Mintageunknown
Mintage Limit206
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Gold
DesignerJohn Bergdahl
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size40.000 mm
Mass62.420 g
OCC IDYRVP-OVRC-WKAQ-ODQG
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