In 2009 the United Kingdom Royal Mint issued a £2 to commemorate Robert Burns.
One of Scotland's favourite sons, Robert Burns is one of the great literary figures in British history. On the 250th anniversary of his birth, a £2 coin celebrates his life and work and is beautifully presented in a colourful presentation folder.
The coin has been struck to Brilliant Uncirculated quality, a standard far higher than those found in pockets and purses
The commemorative reverse features an extract from Auld Lang Syne, probably Burns' most famous work
As a legal tender coin of the UK, the obverse features the current portrait of Her Majesty The Queen by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
Ideal to present as a gift.
Anyone with a passion for literature would be delighted to receive this coin - whether it be for a Christmas gift, a 'Hogmanay' gift or, perhaps most appropriately, as a special surprise for your guests at your Burns Night Supper!
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||0.471|
|Fineness / Carat||0.917 / 22|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Royal Mint Engravers|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)|
|Mint / Brand||The Royal Mint|
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