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2 Pounds - Elizabeth II 4th portrait; Games in Scotland

2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (4th portrait; Games in Scotland) -  obverse2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (4th portrait; Games in Scotland) -  reverse

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Features

Country United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2002
Value 2 Pounds
2 GBP = 2.58 USD
Currency Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Bimetallic: copper-nickel center in nickel brass ring
Weight 12 g
Diameter 28.4 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 1032,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Sp# K14
Coins of England & the United Kingdom
by Philip Skingley
(Spink)

Commemorative issue

XVII Commonwealth Games, Manchester 2002

Obverse

Fourth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II right, wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara, legend around.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH·II·DEI·GRA·REG·FID·DEF ·
IRB

Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith (Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix)

Engraver: Ian Rank-Broadley

Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS is a British sculptor who has produced many acclaimed works, among which are several designs for British coinage.

Reverse

XVII COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2002 around an athlete holding a banner, £2 in front and the Scottish flag.

Lettering:
£2
XVII COMMONWEALTH GAMES

Engraver: Matthew Bonaccorsi

Edge

Milled with incuse legend

Lettering: SPIRIT OF FRIENDSHIP MANCHESTER 2002

2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (4th portrait; Games in Scotland) -  obverse

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Comments

(former Spink ref. 4575)

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2002  771,750 10.98 10.98 13.09 97%
2002  47,895 0.6% BU
2002  4,031 3% Proof

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