This 1999 two pound coin was issued to commemorate the 1999 Rugby World Cup. This silver proof piedfort coin features a hologram reverse which is the first time it was featured on a British coin.
This piedfort coin is the same diameter as the circulation coin and is double the thickness but is struck to a proof finish. It contains twice the amount of silver as the silver proof coin. This coin comes in a presentation box with certificate.
This coin features the edge inscription RUGBY WORLD CUP 1999
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Design depicts a stadium, on which is superimposed a rugby ball and goalpost. The date '1999' above separated by goal-posts from the value 'TWO POUNDS' below designed by Ron Dutton
The reverse engraving was designed by medallist, Ron Dutton. The design epitomises a stadium, the distinctively shaped rugby ball and posts.
|Actual Silver Weight||0.7138 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Ron Dutton|