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2017 Great Britain An Enduring Romance with Jane Austen Piedfort Silver Gilt Proof £2 Coin NGC PF69 UC Exclusive Big Ben Label

2017 Great Britain An Enduring Romance with Jane Austen Piedfort Silver Gilt Proof £2 Coin NGC PF69 UC Exclusive Big Ben Label
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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.

Purchase this 2017 Great Britain An Enduring Romance with Jane Austen Piedfort Silver Gilt Proof £2 Coin today!


Year of Issue:2017
Mint:Royal Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:PF69
Finish:Gilt Proof
Label/Signature:Exclusive Big Ben Label
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.925
Weight in Grams:22.2 g
Weight in Ounces:0.7138 oz
Diameter:28.4 mm
Edge Type:Lettered
Country:Great Britain
Legal Tender:Great Britain
Currency:Pound
Denomination:2
Mintage:4,000
Obverse Design:Queen Elizabeth II Portrait
Reverse Design:Outline of Jane Austen
Reverse Designer/Engraver:Jody Clark
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Dominique Evans