The 2016 UK Shakespeare Tragedies CERTIFIED BU £2
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The 2016 UK Shakespeare Tragedies CERTIFIED BU £2

In 2016 the Royal Mint issued three specially commissioned £2 coins, commemorating the life and work of William Shakespeare.

This is the first time a coin has been struck to commemorate this literary great, John Bergdahl’s fantastic designs bring Shakespeare’s world famous works to life.

The reverse of this coin has been beautifully struck with a unique design paying tribute to Shakespeare’s tragedies.

The Shakespeare £2 is protectively encapsulated and Certified as superior Brilliant Uncirculated quality.

This coin is no longer available from The Royal Mint, but you can secure the Brilliant Uncirculated issue today for just £12.99.

Order Ref 185/463G/0

Specifications

  • Year of Issue: 2016
  • Country of Issue: United Kingdom
  • Denomination: £2
  • Inner Metal: Cupro-Nickel
  • Outer Metal: Nickel-Brass
  • Weight: 12.00g
  • Diameter: 28.40mm
  • Reverse Designer: John Bergdahl
  • Obverse Designer: Jody Clark
  • Finish: Brilliant Uncirculated

Numismatic pieces should be owned primarily for collector interest.
Coin Portfolio Management does not offer them as an investment and makes no guarantees in terms of future value.