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2017 UK Coin £2 Gold Proof Jane Austen

Buy the 2017 Jane Austen gold proof £2 coin. This two pound coin commemorates the work of one of Britain's favourite authors, Jane Austen. The coin was issued to coincide with the 200th anniversary of her death. Struck in 22 carat gold, the proof coin comes in a presentation box and is a limited edition of 750.

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£795.00

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The gold proof coin comes in a presentation box. It contains a colourful booklet about the work of Jane Austen, as well as a certificate of authenticity issued by the Royal Mint. 

Jane Austen was born in 1775, in Hampshire. Before the age of 20, Austen began writing her first novel. Her writing concentrated on the lot of women in the Regency period. Her witty interpretation of everyday life centered around the landed gentry, in particular women who depended on marriage for both financial security and social standing. Her best known works include Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park and Emma which continue to be popular over 200 years after they were first published. 

We also sell the silver proof and brilliant uncirculated versions of this two pound coin.

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Obverse

The obverse portrait of Elizabeth II was designed by the Royal Mint engraver, Jody Clark. The obverse bears the inscription ELIZABETH II · DEI · GRA · REG · FID  DEF · 2017

Reverse

The coin design was inspired by the Regency-era. It was designed by the Royal Mint designer, Dominique Evans and the design itself has been approved by Professor John Mullan, a leading Jane Austen academic. 

Specification

Denomination £2
Alloy 0.916
Finish Gold Proof
Diameter 28.40mm
Weight 15.97g
Reverse Designer Dominique Evans
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Edge Inscription THERE IS NO DOING WITHOUT MONEY
Mint The Royal Mint
Mintage 884 (Limited Edition Presentation of 750)

 

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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