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2006 Isambard Kingdom Brunel 200th Birthday Two Pound Brilliant Uncirculated 2 Coin Set In Folder

2006 Isambard Kingdom Brunel 200th Birthday Set £2 Brilliant Uncirculated In Folder Packaging
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Two-coin Isambard Kingdom Brunel brilliant uncirculated set from The Royal Mint in original folder. Isambard Kingdom Brunel is one of Britain's greatest, best known, and most prolific engineers. From Clifton Suspension Bridge and Box Tunnel, to Paddington Station and the Royal Albert Bridge, there are monuments to his hard and meticulous work all over the south and south west of England. Clifton Suspension Bridge was his first independent, and perhaps most cherished work, although it was sadly not completed until after his death. Brunel also designed successful ships, including the SS Great Britain which was the first large ship built of iron. Notoriously passionate, enthusiastic, and willing to do manual labour alongside his team, Brunel was a great leader and inventor. To celebrate the 200th anniversary of his birth, The Royal Mint released a pair of commemorative Two Pound coins, issued in a range of finishes. 12,694 were issued in this BUnc presentation that comes with additional information about Brunel's life and work. The first coin, called 'The Man' was designed by Rod Kelly and features a portrait of the engineer with his iconic top hat and pipe, with segments of a wheel and bridge in the background. The second coin, called 'His Achievements' was designed by Robert Evans and features a section of the roof of Paddington Station. This pair of £2 coins comes sealed in their original packaging from The Royal Mint. They're made of the same metal as circulating coins but boast a fine finish, intended for collectors. A great tribute to a great Briton.
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Coins In Brunel 2006 2-Coin BU Set

  • 2006 Isambard Kingdom Brunel Portrait £2 Brilliant Uncirculated
  • 2006 Isambard Kingdom Brunel Paddington Station £2 Brilliant Uncirculated


Two brilliant uncirculated coins. Each bi-metallic coin is struck in 12.00 grams of base metal alloy. Diameter 28.40 millimetres. Face value £2 / Two Pounds.


From a limited issue of 12,694 issued by The Royal Mint in this presentation. Offer in the original folder.


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