FAQ?

When did the $2 coin come out?

It was first issued on 20 June 1988, having been in planning since the mid-1970s. It replaced the Australian two-dollar note due to having a longer circulatory life. [1] The only "mint set only" year was 1991. $2 coins are legal tender for amounts not exceeding 10 times the face value of the coin for any payment of a debt. [2]

Who is on the two-pound coin?

The British two pound ( £2) coin of the pound sterling. Its obverse has featured the profile of Queen Elizabeth II since the coin’s introduction. Three different portraits of the Queen have been used, with the current design by Jody Clark being introduced in 2015. The reverse design features Britannia .

What is a two dollar coin?

Two Dollars. The two dollar coin was first introduced on 20 June 1988. Planning for a two dollar coin commenced around the same time as that for the one dollar coin. Like the one dollar, the two dollar coin replaced the note of the same denomination which had a short service life through high use. The image on the Australian two dollar coin...

How many different £2 coins are there in the UK?

With over 37 different UK £2 coin designs in circulation, it’s worth paying attention to the £2 coins in your change, as you never know when you might come across something extra special… The 2002 Commonwealth Games England £2 Coin is officially the most scarce £2 coin in the UK, ranking as 100 on our Scarcity Index.