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Coin: Two Pounds Gold 1993

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

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling
Face value2 (x Pound) TypeTwo Pounds (Decimal, Gold)
Year1993 CurrentYes
Mintage3,000 (3000)
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 3,000 (3000)
Material0.9167 Gold DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)15.9200

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

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, 1993.

Reverse inscription1993
Edge Edge inscription
Two Pounds Gold 1993: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 944
Two Pounds Gold 1993: References to Information Used
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Royal Mint Bullion
Royal Mint Bullion
List of all (12) coins of type: United Kingdom / Two Pounds (Decimal, Gold)
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Two Pounds Gold 1989 500th Anniversary Two Pounds Gold 1990 Two Pounds Gold 1991 Two Pounds Gold 1992 Two Pounds Gold 1993 Two Pounds Gold 1999