• 2001 UK Coin £2 Silver Proof Piedfort Marconi 22122
  • 2001 UK Coin £2 Silver Proof Piedfort Marconi 22124
  • 2001 UK Coin £2 Silver Proof Piedfort Marconi 22123
  • 2001 UK Coin £2 Silver Proof Piedfort Marconi 22125
  • 2001 UK Coin £2 Silver Proof Piedfort Marconi 22122
  • 2001 UK Coin £2 Silver Proof Piedfort Marconi 22124
  • 2001 UK Coin £2 Silver Proof Piedfort Marconi 22123
  • 2001 UK Coin £2 Silver Proof Piedfort Marconi 22125
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2001 UK Coin £2 Silver Proof Piedfort Marconi

This is the 2001 Silver Proof Piedfort Marconi Two Pound Coin. The coin catalogues in the 2017 Coins of England and the United Kingdom book for £60.

£29.50

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£24.58

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The silver proof bimetallic two pound coins are often subject to light toning. The coin can appear 'cloudy', this is light toning which can develop into iridescent colouring which we find very attractive.

 

This coin celebrates the first wireless transmission across the Atlantic. In 1901, Guglielmo Marconi accomplished the task, and revolutionised communication throughout the world. This coin was issued in 2001 in order to celebrate the centenary of his achievement. 

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Obverse

The design on the obverse is Ian Rank-Broadley's fourth coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. 

Reverse

The reverse was designed by artist, Robert Evans. It shows a representation of radio waves emanating from a source at the left of the coin, and spreading out around the date. A spark of electricity links the zeros of the date. the morse code for "S", three dots, has been incorporated into the design. This was the original signal sent from Cornwall to Newfoundland in 1901.

The edge is milled, and also has the incuse inscription:-
WIRELESS BRIDGES THE ATLANTIC
MARCONI 1901

Coin Specification

Diameter 28.4mm
Weight 24g
Alloy Silver
Fineness 0.925
Actual Silver Weight 0.7138 Troy oz
Obverse Designer Ian Rank Broadley
Reverse Designer Robert Evans
Mint Royal Mint
Mintage  6,759
Finish Proof
Terms of Sale

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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their gold content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes, therefore some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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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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