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1986 UK Coin £2 Ordinary Circulation Commonwealth Games

Buy the 1986 Commonwealth Games £2 Ordinary Circulation Coin

This is the first decimal two pound coin that was introduced in 1986. Issued to commemorate the Commonwealth Games.

£6.50

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£5.42

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The decimal nickel-brass two pound coins which were produced by The Royal Mint from 1986 to 1996. They were modelled on the previous gold issues, having the same weight and diameter, although thicker. It is not uncommon for people to think they have found a gold coin in their coins, however, the true gold coin is struck in a proof finish and is a more coppery colour.

The entire series of seven different designs in five different years were all commemorative coins, produced largely to appeal to collectors. All are available in different version.

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Obverse

The obverse bears the third UK coin portrait of Queen Elizabeth II created by Ralph David Maklouf, FRSA. The coin bears the inscription ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · REGINA · F·D · TWO POUNDS ·

Reverse

The reverse design of a thistle encircled by a laurel wreath superimposed on the cross of Saint Andrew was created by Norman Sillman. The design is in recognition of the thirteenth Commonwealth Games which were held in Scotland in that year. The 1986 £2 was the first British coin issued to commemorate a sporting event.

Delivery

We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £9. 

International - Royal Mail International Signed / Royal Mail International Tracked / Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed For. Items sent via this method will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £15.

Orders under £60

Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.

International - Royal Mail International Standard. Your order will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £6.

 

If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +44 1253 343 081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.

For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.

 

Postage Insurance

We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

Orders < £1000 there is no additional fee

Orders > £1000 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1000 we apply a £1 fee. 

 

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