2008 Olympics Gold £2 Coin Set
Issued by The Royal Mint to celebrate London earning a place in the 2008 Olympic Games.
London Olympic 2 pound coin 2008
Released for the 100th anniversary of the London Olympics in 1908 held at Shepard's Bush (London).
The design shows a running track with the words London Olympic Centenary along with the date cleverly displayed in the track lanes.
2008 Olympic handover 2 pound coin
A symbolic end to the Beijing Olympics. A coin struck for the handover from Beijing to London. Two hands can be seen on the coin, showing the passing of the flag.
The London Olympic 2 pound coin 2008 and the 2008 Olympic handover 2 pound coin are finished to a proof condition. Both of these Tax-Free coins are legal tender and display The Queen's portrait on the obverse.
Struck in 22 ct gold, these special 2 pound coins set were released in very limited numbers of just 250 worldwide.
Two Pound Coin Specification
- Denomination: £2 - Two Pound Coin
- Alloy: 22ct Gold
- Weight: 15.97g
- Diameter: 28.40mm
- Finish: Proof