1986 Scottish Thistle Commonwealth Games Silver Proof £2


  • 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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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.


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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