2009 Charles Darwin £2 coin

2009 Charles Darwin £2 coinItem SKU: COIN2

Struck by the Royal Mint to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin.

This commemorative £2 coin for 2009 celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin as well as the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species. The reverse of the coin, designed by Suzie Zamit, features a profile portrait of Charles Darwin and a chimpanzee together with the denomination TWO POUNDS, the year dates 1809 and 2009 and DARWIN. The presentation folder tells the story of Charles Darwin’s life and achievements and includes a reproduction of original drawings he made during his travels.

This outstanding coin and presentation folder celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin as well as the 150th anniversary of the publication On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

Struck to Brilliant Uncirculated quality which is a much higher standard than the coins found in general circulation. There were only 5,000 of these coins minted. On the edge is the inscription: ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES 1859.


Own a coin which is struck from two metals cupro-nickel and nickel-brass. It comes in a wrapping from the British Mint (see images below).

 

$43.95

 

 
2009 Charles Darwin £2 coin
2009 Charles Darwin £2 coin
2009 Charles Darwin £2 coin
 
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