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2002 Gold Proof Commonwealth Games £2 4 Coin Sets

The gold proof version has been produced in 22 carat red gold, with the centre "gold sprayed" according to the Royal Mint, before striking. The issue limit was fixed at a maximum of 500 sets with 315 minted, which we consider to be quite a low mintage.


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 According to the Royal Mint:-To mark this celebration of sporting excellence, the Royal Mint has issued a commemorative two-pound coin.

This magnificent Commonwealth Games Four-Coin Gold Proof Set exemplifies the desire, the success and the attainment of the ultimate sporting award - gold. Demonstrating the highest achievement in the art of minting, the Four-Coin Gold Proof Set has a worldwide issue limit of just 500, and is sure to be a rare and sought-after collection. The luxurious red leather case, gold blocked with the now famous Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games logo, provides a fitting presentation and protects the precious contents from dust and harm, while the accompanying information booklet incorporates a Royal Mint Certificate of Authenticity.

Other four coin sets to celebrate the 2002 Commonwealth Games are;


The obverse shows Ian Rank-Broadley's design of Queen Elizabeth. 


The edge inscription reads "SPIRIT OF FRIENDSHIP. MANCHESTER 2002"


There are four different designs, all similar except that the central cameo features in turn the flags of, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. 

The obverse depicts a runner holding a banner which resembles a runnign track in a victory pose as they cross the line. 

Between the banner and the finish line is a flag in a circle. Each coin represents a different flag from one of the home nations. 

The legend reads "XVII COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2002" on the right side of the coin.

Matthew Bonaccorsi work of the above was a winning entry in a design competition. 


Denomination £2 
Quality Proof
Diameter 28.40mm
Weight 12g
Reverse Designer Matthew Bonaccorsi
Obverse Designer Ian Rank-Broadley
Edge Inscription Spirit of Friendship. Manchester 2002
Issued 315
Issue Limit 500
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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 precious metal 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.

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