Portrait of Her Majesty the Queen by Ian Rank-Broadley. Fourth official effigy. Legend around: 'ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRA · REG · FID · DEF'.
Four pieced jigsaw puzzle design with two pieces displaying a portcullis, one the rose of England, and one the thistle of Scotland. Artist: Yvonne Holton.
Proof coin. 24.00 grams of .925 sterling silver with band of fine gold plating. Diameter 28.40 millimetres. Face value £2 / Two Pound.
One of 4,000 in this presentation. Presented in the original box with its certificate of authenticity.
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Precious Metal Content:
Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
£2 / Two Pound
New / Pre-owned:
Proof - Boxed with certificate of authenticity
- 2007 Anniversary of Act of Union Piedfort £2
- Celebrates 300th anniversary since Acts of Parliament which united England and Scotland (1707-2007)
- Limited edition of 4,000 pieces
- Struck in 24.00 grams of .925 sterling silver with fine gold plating
- Diameter: 28.40 millimetres
- Finished to proof standard
- Face value: Two Pound
- Obverse shows fourth official effigy of The Queen
- Reverse features portcullis, jigsaw design with national flora by Yvonne Holton
- Offered in original box with certificate of authenticity
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