1986 Scottish Thistle Commonwealth Games Silver Proof £2

£28.00

  • Year: 1986
  • Metal: .925 Silver
  • Diameter: 28.4m
  • Country of Issue: UK
  • Condition: Silver Proof Boxed with COA
  • Mintage: 59,779

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Description

Obverse

The obverse (head side) is the third major portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, designed by Ralph David Maklouf, FRSA.

It came into use in 1985 and continued until 1997 inclusive, a total of thirteen years.

Reverse

The reverse design is a thistle encircled by a laurel wreath superimposed on the cross of Saint Andrew.

The design is in recognition of the thirteenth Commonwealth Games which were held in Scotland in that year. The 1986 £2 was the first British coin issued to commemorate a sporting event.

Additional information

Weight 501 g

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