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2 Pounds - Elizabeth II 4th portrait; Isambard K. Brunel

2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (4th portrait; Isambard K. Brunel) -  obverse2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (4th portrait; Isambard K. Brunel) -  reverse

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Features

Country United Kingdom
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Year 2006
Value 2 Pounds
2 GBP = 2.43 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# 1060,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Sp# K20
Coins of England & the United Kingdom
by Philip Skingley
(Spink)

Commemorative issue

200th anniversary of the birth of Isambard K. Brunel

Obverse

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

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

Portrait of Brunel with Bridge and wheel

Lettering:
TWO POUNDS
2006

Engraver: Robert Elderton

Robert Elderton (b. 1948) joined the Royal Mint in 1964 as an apprentice engraver, spending the firtyear full time at Central School of Art and thereafter one day a week at London’s Sir John Cass School of Arts and Crafts until summer 1971. He remained at the Royal Mint until 2002, where he designed numerous coins and medals.

Edge

Milled with lettering

Lettering: ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL.ENGINEER.1806-1859

2 Pounds - Elizabeth II (4th portrait; Isambard K. Brunel) -  obverse

© ZacUK

Comments

(former Spink ref. 4581)

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2006  37,689 20.07 4% Proof

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