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Why should you choose this 2017 Great Britain An Enduring Romance with Jane Austen Piedfort Silver Gilt Proof £2 Coin to your collection?
Struck by the Royal British Mint in 2017 this coin celebrates the iconic British author Jane Austin, a writer known for her romances which boast the works of Pride and Prejudice, Emma and Persuasion. The Royal British Mint has decided to honor this iconic early British author by creating a Regency-era portrait of Jane Austin with selective gold-plating and struck with a double thickness, adding to its overall visual impact.
Featuring a Regency-era coin design
Appearing on the obverse is Jody Clark's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II the fifth successive effigy of the Queen to be introduced by the Royal British Mint.
The portrait on the reverse has been approved by a Jane Austin Academic, Professor John Mullan and features a Regency-era portrait of Jane Austin.
Graded Proof 69 Ultra Cameo by NGC
This coin was graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and attained the grade of Proof 69 Ultra Cameo. This grade is used to describe a coin that is well-struck, visually appealing and without any notable defects or blemishes.
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This 2017 Great Britain An Enduring Romance with Jane Austen Piedfort Silver Gilt Proof £2 Coin NGC PF69 UC Exclusive Big Ben Label is proudly minted by the Royal Mint. The Royal Mint boasts over 1000 years of experience. Today it strikes coins and medals for over 50 countries each year.
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Label/Signature:||Exclusive Big Ben Label|
|Weight in Grams:||22.2 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.7138 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Great Britain|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Outline of Jane Austen|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Jody Clark|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Dominique Evans|