Two Pounds Gold 1987, Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Two Pounds Gold 1987, Coin from United Kingdom
CoinTwo Pounds Gold 1987

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

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Mintage14,000
Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing pearls ("Third Portrait", by Raphael David Maklouf); around, ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · F · D

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · 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, 1987.

Reverse Inscription 1987
EdgeEdge Inscription
Two Pounds Gold 1987: References to Information Used
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Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
All (13) Coins of Country: United Kingdom, Type: Two Pounds (Decimal, Gold)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Two Pounds Gold 1980 (Proof only) 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 1998 unknown Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth 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 1987: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling
Coin TypeTwo Pounds (Decimal, Gold)
Issued1987
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Face Value2 (x Pound)
Mintage14,000
CurrentYes
Material0.9167 Gold
DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)15.9200
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Two Pounds Gold 1987: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 944