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Obverse of 2012 Charles Dickens Silver Proof Two Pound Coin
Obverse of 2012 Charles Dickens Silver Proof Two Pound Coin
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Reverse of 2012 Charles Dickens Two Pound Coin
Reverse of 2012 Charles Dickens Silver Proof Two Pound Coin

2012 Charles Dickens Uncirculated Two Pound Coin in Specimen Pack
2012 Charles Dickens Uncirculated Two Pound Coin in Specimen Pack

2012 Charles Dickens Silver Proof Two Pound Coin in Presentation Box
2012 Charles Dickens Silver Proof Two Pound Coin in Presentation Box

2012 Two Pounds Coin - Charles Dickens
There will be a two pound coin for 2012 to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens.
The coin features the profile outline of Charles Dickens created from the titles of his famous works.

  • Ordinary circulation version, which should be available from banks and post offices during the year.
  • Specimen version, issued in Royal Mint folder. This has a superior finish compared with the ordinary coins, so will be preferred by most collectors. the folders are also very attractive and informative, and make interesting and unusual gifts.
  • Silver Proof version, with the outer part gold plated.
  • Piedfort proof version, similar but made double weight, with a lower mintage.

    Gold Proof Version
    The gold proof versions will be produced in 22 carat red gold, with the centre "gold sprayed" according to the Royal Mint, before striking.

    Obverse
    The Fourth Portrait
    The fourth of Queen Elizabeth II, designed by Ian Rank Broadley, FRBS, FSNAD, whose initials IRB appear under the head, as used on all British coins from 1998.
    The legend (inscription) reads:
    ELIZABETH II D G REG FID DEF
    TWO POUNDS

    Reverse
    The reverse features a profile outline of Dickens.
    The legend (inscription) reads:
    1812 CHARLES DICKENS 1870

    Specifications
    VersionDiameterWeightIssue Limit
    Uncirculated in Folder28.4012.0025,000
    Silver Proof28.4012.0020,000
    Piefort Silver Proof28.4024.00 
    Gold Proof28.4015.971,000

    BU Specimen in Folder

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    Silver Proof

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    Piedfort Silver Proof

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    3 £59.50 Call to check availability
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