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2 Pounds - Elizabeth II Sir Ernest Shackleton

2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Sir Ernest Shackleton) -  obverse 2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Sir Ernest Shackleton) -  reverse

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Features

Country South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2004
Value 2 Pounds
2 GBP = 2.52 USD
Currency Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 20
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

130th Anniversary of the Birth of Sir Ernest Shackleton

Obverse

Effigy of queen Elizabeth II facing right

Lettering:
SOUTH GEORGIA & SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS 2004
IRB

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

Bust of Sir Ernest Shackleton and icebound ship.

Lettering:
SIR ERNEST SHACKLETON 1874-1922
TRANSANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 1914
TWO POUNDS
PM

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2004 PM Pobjoy Mint

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