• 2003 UK Coin £2 Gold Proof DNA 21017
  • 2003 UK Coin £2 Gold Proof DNA 21019
  • 2003 UK Coin £2 Gold Proof DNA 21018
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  • 2003 UK Coin £2 Gold Proof DNA 21017
  • 2003 UK Coin £2 Gold Proof DNA 21019
  • 2003 UK Coin £2 Gold Proof DNA 21018
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2003 UK Coin £2 Gold Proof DNA

This 2003 DNA £2 gold proof coin was made by the Royal Mint tho Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the structure of DNA in 1953


  • Struck to a proof finish in 22 carat gold, 0.916 fineness
  • Capital Gains Tax exempt
  • British legal tender
  • Limited mintage of 1,500
  • VAT free Investment Gold


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Totals are approximate until metal prices are confirmed on the next LBMA fix.

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According to the Royal Mint:
The new two-pound coin celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the discovery of the structure of DNA by Francis Crick and James Watson. The discovery marks an event that has impacted on the lives of everyone.
But as well as acknowledging the achievements of the last fifty years, the coin anticipates developments that will be of great significance to the future of mankind.
Already DNA is used as a vital tool in many fields of scientific investigation ans it is clear that in its appication there are enormous advances to come.


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The fourth of Queen Elizabeth II, designed by Ian Rank Broadley, FRBS, FSNAD, whose initials IRB appear under the head, as used on all British coins from 1998 to 2015.


The reverse, according to the Royal Mint, shows a celebration of the discovery of the structure of the DNA molecule, by John Mills. We presume they mean the design or engraving was by John Mills, not the discovery of DNA.

1953 TWO POUNDS 2003


Denomination: £2
Alloy Inner: 22 Carat Yellow Gold
Alloy Outer: 22 Carat Red Gold
Weight: 15.976g
Diameter: 28.40mm
Actual Gold Weight 0.4708 troy ounce
Reverse Designer John Mills
Obverse Designer: Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
Finish: Proof
Mintage:  1,500
Mint: The Royal Mint


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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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