Two Pounds 1911 (Proof only), Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Two Pounds 1911 (Proof only), Coin from United Kingdom
CoinTwo Pounds 1911 (Proof only)

Part of a set struck to commemorate the King's coronation in 1911.

MintRoyal Mint Mintage2,812
Obverse
United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1911 (Proof only) - obverse photo

Bare head of King George V facing left; below on neck truncation in small letters, B.M. (for Bertram MacKennal); around, GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP:

Obverse Inscription GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP:
Reverse
United Kingdom / Two Pounds 1911 (Proof only) - reverse photo

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, 1911

Reverse Inscription 1911
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Two Pounds 1911 (Proof only): References to Information Used
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 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) 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 by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX F : D : IND : IMP.
Two Pounds 1953 (not released) unknown Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REGINA F: D: +
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Two Pounds 1911 (Proof only): Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
PeriodPound Sterling (pre-decimal) (1801 - 1971)
Coin TypeTwo Pounds (Pre-decimal)
Issued1911
MonarchKing George V
EffigyPortrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head)
Face Value2 (x Pound)
Mintage2,812
CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
Material0.9167 Gold
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)15.9761
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Proof Coin - 2 Pounds, George V, Great Britain, 1911
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Proof Coin - 2 Pounds, George V, Great Britain, 1911
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Great Britain 1911 2 pounds
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