• 2017 UK Coin £2 Silver Proof Jane Austen 21800
  • 2017 UK Coin £2 Silver Proof Jane Austen 21802
  • 2017 UK Coin £2 Silver Proof Jane Austen 21801
  • 2017 UK Coin £2 Silver Proof Jane Austen 21800
  • 2017 UK Coin £2 Silver Proof Jane Austen 21802
  • 2017 UK Coin £2 Silver Proof Jane Austen 21801
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2017 UK Coin £2 Silver Proof Jane Austen

This 2017 Jane Austen Silver Proof £2 coin commemorates the 200th anniversary of the death of this renowned British author, Jane Austen. Struck in sterling silver, this beautiful commemorative coin comes in a presentation box with a certificate. Limited mintage of 5,000.

Please note: These coins contain some clouding which is natural and what we would expect from silver coins. Should you require more information, please do not hesitate to get in contact with us.


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Jane Austen was born in 1775, in Steventon, Hampshire. In her early years, Austen wrote poems and stories for her family. Before the age of 20, Austen began writing her first novel. Her best known works include Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park and Emma. Three of her novels were published posthumously.

The packaging of the coin features oak leaves, worn by Jane Austen on her Pelisse coat. The coin in a capsule and is housed inside a black display box. It is accompanied by a colourful booklet featuring information about Austen and her life. 

We also sell the brilliant uncirculated and gold proof version of this two pound coin.


The fifth coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II appears on the obverse. It was designed by Jody Clark. 


The design of the coin was inspired by the Regency-era as well as the Jane Austen portrait held at London's National Portrait Gallery. 

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. 


Denomination £2
Alloy 0.925
Finish Silver Proof
Diameter 28.40mm
Weight 12g
Reverse Designer Dominique Evans
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Mint The Royal Mint
Mintage 8,000 (Limited Edition Presentation of 5,000)
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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.

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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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 £6. 

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.

If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +441253343081 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.

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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 under £1500 there is no additional fee.
  • Orders over £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase. 

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