350th Anniversary of Samuel Pepys' Last Diary Entry £2 coin in brilliant uncirculated condition. Pepys' diary detailed several huge historic events such as the Great Fire of London, coronation of Charles II and the Great Plague.
Samuel Pepys' Diary is regarded as one of the most revealing history documents, as it details many important events such as the Great Fire of London, the Second Dutch War, the Great Plague, the coronation of Charles II and Pepys work to reform the British Royal Navy.
The coin comes displayed in a presentation folder.
The obverse bears the fifth coin portrait of Elizabeth II by Jody Clark.
Designed by Gary Breeze, the reverse portrays the last entry into Pepys' diary. Pepys wrote in s horthand and the coin shows this as well as his hand and a quill.
The text reads "SAMUEL PEPYS DIARIST 1669 - 2019"
Breeze has created several Royal Mint designs including the Captain Cook series and the Battle of Britain fifty pence.
The edge text reads "The good god prepare me".
|Alloy||Inner: Cupro-Nickel Outer: Nickel Brass|
|Reverse Designer||Gary Breeze|
|Obverse Designer||Jody Clark|
|Mint||The Royal Mint|
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