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2003 UK Coin £2 Silver Proof DNA

Buy the 2003 DNA Bimetallic Silver Proof Two Pound Coin

This silver proof coin commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the discovery of the structure of DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid). This sterling silver coin is a collector's piece that is issued in a presentation box with a certificate.

 

  • Struck in sterling silver, 0.925 fineness
  • Limited Mintage 11,204

£20.83

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The 2003 silver proof two pound coin marks the fiftieth anniversary of the discovery of the structure of DNA by Francis Crick and James Watson. The discovery has impacted on the lives of everyone and anticipates developments that will be of great significance to the future of mankind. DNA is used as a vital tool in many fields of scientific investigation and it is clear that in its application there are enormous advances to come.

The two pound coin is British legal tender and is exempt from Capital Gains Tax. Struck in sterling silver, this proof coin comes in a presentation box with a certificate of authenticity.

Milled with an incuse inscription DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACID. There is also an incuse representation of a double helix on the edge.

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Obverse

The obverse bears the fourth definitive UK coin portrait of Queen Elizabeth II designed by Ian Rank Broadley, FRBS, FSNAD, whose initials IRB appear under the head.

Reverse

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. The coin bears the inscription DNA DOUBLE HELIX 1953 TWO POUNDS 2003

Coin Specification

Diameter 28.40mm
Weight 15.98g
Silver Fineness 0.925
Actual Silver Content 0.475 Troy Ounce
Mintage 11,204
Obverse Designer Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer John Mills
Mint Royal Mint
Finish Proof
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