Two Pounds 1824 (Proof only), Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Two Pounds 1824 (Proof only), Coin from United Kingdom (demonetised 1971)
CoinTwo Pounds 1824 (Proof only)

Proof FDC only minted this year, not for general circulation.

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintageunknown, Rarity: R3 (Extremely Rare)
Obverse

Bare head of King George IV facing left; around, GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA; below, 1824.

Obverse Inscription GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1824
Reverse

Square topped shield on mantle, crowned; the shield is quartered with the arms of England (1 & 4), Scotland (2) and Ireland (3) with the crowned arms of the Dutch of Brunswick and Luneberg at the centre; around, BRITANNIARUM REX FID: DEF:

Reverse Inscription BRITANNIARUM REX FID: DEF:
EdgeEdge Inscription
Notes

Extremely rare. Not listed in the Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1649 - 1971.

Two Pounds 1824 (Proof only): References to Information Used
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Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Mint
All (13) Coins of Country: United Kingdom, Type: Two Pounds (Pre-decimal)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Two Pounds 1820 (Pattern) 60 Portrait by Benedetto Pistrucci (Laureate Head) GEORGIUS III D:G: BRITANNIARUM REX F: D: 1820
Two Pounds 1823 unknown Portrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Two Pounds 1824 (Proof only) unknown Portrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1824
Two Pounds 1825 (Proof only) unknown Portrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1825
Two Pounds 1826 (Proof only) 450 Portrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1826
Two Pounds 1831 (Proof only) 225 Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Two Pounds 1887 92,142 Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA D:G: BRITT: REG: F:D:
Two Pounds 1893 52,985 Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled Head) VICTORIA . DEI . GRA . BRITT . REGINA . FID . DEF . IND . IMP .
Two Pounds 1902 53,873 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 - Bare Head, by Bertram Mackennal GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP:
Two Pounds 1937 Edward VIII (not released) unknown King Edward VIII 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 - Bare Head, by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX F : D : IND : IMP.
Two Pounds 1953 (not released) unknown Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait, by Mary Gillick ELIZABETH II DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REGINA F: D: +
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Two Pounds 1824 (Proof only): Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Coin TypeTwo Pounds (Pre-decimal)
Issued1824
MonarchKing George IV
EffigyPortrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen
Face Value2 (x Pound)
Mintageunknown, Rarity: R3 (Extremely Rare)
CurrentNo; demonetised 1971
Material0.9167 Gold
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)15.9761
OCC IDYMXK-DOKQ-CVAQ-OWQJ
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