2 Pounds - Elizabeth II The band Queen; Silver Proof

2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (The band Queen; Silver Proof) - obverse2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (The band Queen; Silver Proof) - reverse

© The Royal Mint, 2020

Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2020
Value 2 Pounds
2 GBP = USD 2.44
Currency Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Silver (.999) (with selective highlighting)
Weight 31.21 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 208246
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Sp# QN2
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Standard Catalogue of British Coins : Coins of England & the United Kingdom Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 2 more volumes.

Commemorative issue

The band Queen

Series: Music Legends

Obverse

Fifth crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II right, wearing the George IV State Diadem, legend around.

Lettering:
ELIZABETH II·D·G·REG·F·D·2 POUNDS·2020·
J.C

Unabridged legend: Elizabeth II Dei Gratia Regina Fidei Defensatrix

Translation: Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith

Engraver: Jody Clark Read more on Wikipedia

Jody Clark is a British engraver employed by the Royal Mint, notable for designing the fifth and latest portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to feature on coins of the pound sterling.

Reverse

The instruments of all four founder members of the band: guitar, bass, bass drum, and grand piano.

Lettering:
QUEEN
CF

Engraver: Chris Facey

Edge

Plain with incuse lettering

Lettering: MERCURY · MAY · TAYLOR · DEACON

Mint

Royal Mint, Llantrisant, United Kingdom (1968-date)

Comments

Unique surface highlighting on the piano keys – showcasing the opening chords to the piano medley of their most iconic track – Bohemian Rhapsody. The coin was also struck in a variety of denominations and metals including copper-nickel, silver proof and gold proof.
Issue Limit: 10,000

©The Royal Mint, 2020

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2020  10 000 $ 130 Proof

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