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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
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
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
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.

Obverse

Young crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing 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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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1998  1.33 0.59 0.80 98%
1999  2.09 3%
1999  2,500 1.3% Proof

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