Celebrate 150 years of the FA Cup with this collectible, commemorative silver proof 2022 Two Pound coin. The Football Association Challenge Cup was first contested in the 1871-72 season with the trophy being taken home by Wanderers. The knockout competition - the oldest in the world - has been played by English clubs every year since, excepting temporary suspensions during the First and Second World Wars. Now called the Emirates FA Cup, the competition’s iconic trophy is being depicted on a coin for the first time to celebrate a remarkable anniversary. The reverse design is the work of Matt Dent and Christian Davies and shows the trophy awarded in cup finals since 1911. The legend reads ‘CELEBRATING 150 YEARS OF THE FA CUP’. The obverse shows Jody Clark’s fifth official coinage portrait of Her Majesty the Queen. This edition is struck to proof standard in 12.00 grams of .925 sterling silver with a rim plated with fine gold. The coin measures 28.40 millimetres and features an edge inscription that reads ‘FOOTBALL'S GREATEST CUP COMPETITION’. The obverse shows Jody Clark’s portrait of Her Majesty the Queen, in use on British money since 2015. You’ll recive your silver proof 2022 FA Cup Two Pound coin in its original presentation packing from The Royal Mint with a numbered certificate of authenticity enclosed, confirming that this coin is from a limited edition of just 3,750 pieces.
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Fifth definitive coinage portrait of Her Majesty the Queen by Jody Clark. Legend around reads: 'ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 2 POUNDS · 2022'.
FA Cup trophy with 'THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION CHALLENGE CUP' in the centre and '1871-72' and '2021-22' on ribbons. 'CELEBRATING 150 YEARS OF THE FA CUP' on rim. Design: Matt Dent and Christian Davies.
Inscribed with the words: 'FOOTBALL'S GREATEST CUP COMPETITION'.
Proof finish coin. Struck in 12.00 grams of .925 sterling silver with gold plated rim. Diameter: 28.40 millimetres. Face value: £2 / Two Pounds.
One of 3,750 issued in this limited edition presentation. Comes in its original presentation packing from The Royal Mint.
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Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
£2 / Two Pound
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Proof - Boxed with certificate of authenticity
The 150th Anniversary of The FA Cup 2022 £2 silver proof coin
Features cup design by Matt Dent and Christian Davies
Obverse shows Jody Clark’s portrait of Her Majesty the Queen
Struck in 12.00 grams of .925 sterling silver
Fine gold plated rim
Diameter: 28.40 millimetres
Face value: £2 / Two Pounds
Comes in original presentation packaging with COA enclosed
From a limited edition of 3,750 issued by The Royal Mint
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