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2 Pounds - Elizabeth II Discovery of South Georgia

2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Discovery of South Georgia) -  obverse 2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Discovery of South Georgia) -  reverse

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Features

Country South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2000
Value 2 Pounds
2 GBP = 2.56 USD
Currency Pound sterling (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61 mm
Shape Round
References KM# 3
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Commemorative issue

225th Anniversary of the Discovery of South Georgia

Obverse

Crowned portrait right

Lettering:
SOUTH GEORGIA & SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS 2000
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

Standing figure on deck of ship within inner circle

Lettering:
ANTOINE DE LA ROCHE
SOUTH
GEORGIA
DISCOVERY
1675
· TWO POUNDS ·

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
2000 PM Pobjoy Mint

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2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (Discovery of South Georgia)