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2 Pence - Elizabeth II 2nd portrait

2 Pence - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  obverse2 Pence - Elizabeth II (2nd portrait) -  reverse

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Features

Country Falkland Islands
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1998-1999
Value 2 Pence
0.02 FKP = 0.026 USD
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1971-date)
Composition Copper plated steel
Weight 7.12 g
Diameter 25.91 mm
Thickness 2.15 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 3a
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Young crowned bust right

Lettering: QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND

Engraver: Arnold Machin

Arnold Machin O.B.E., R.A. was a British artist, sculptor, coin and stamp designer.

Reverse

Upland Goose or Magellan Goose, in flight, facing left. Numeral above, lettering and date around edge below. The subspecies Chloephaga picta leucoptera is restricted to the Falklands, being slightly larger than its South American counterpart C. p. picta.

Lettering:
2
WG
FALKLAND ISLANDS 1998

Engraver: William Maving Gardner

William Maving Gardner (25 May 1914 in Newcastle – 28 December 2000) was an English coin designer, engraver, calligrapher and writer who worked regularly for the Royal Mint over a 30-year period. He is notable for designing coins such as the British 20 Pence Coin and some of the coins of Cyprus, New Zealand, Jordan, Guyana, Dominican Republic, Sri Lanka and the Falkland Islands.

Edge

Smooth

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1998  0.54 0.63 0.74 98%
1999  3%
1999  2,500 1.4% Proof

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