United Kingdom: Coin Two Pounds Gold 1983 - detailed information

United Kingdom: Coin Two Pounds Gold 1983
CoinTwo Pounds Gold 1983

Gold bullion coin (not intended for general circulation). Proof only.

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse

Diademed bust of Queen Elizabeth II right (by Arnold Machin). Around, ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F : D :
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, 1983.

Reverse Inscription 1983
Edge
Edge Inscription
Two Pounds Gold 1983: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
All Coins of Country: United Kingdom, 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 Gold 1983: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Coin TypeTwo Pounds (Decimal, Gold)
Issued1983
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Arnold Machin (Second Portrait)
Face Value2 (x Pound)
CurrentYes
Mintage13,000
Material0.9167 Gold
DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)15.9200
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Two Pounds Gold 1983: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 923