1807 - 2007 The Abolition of the Slave Trade
Although slavery itself was not abolished, and indeed still proliferates in many areas of the world, this coin recognises the abolition of the slave trade in Britain.
In addition to the gold proof versions which will be offered on this site, the £2 is is certain to be produced in the following different versions, further details of which are shown on our
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- Ordinary circulation version, which should be available from banks and post offices during the year.
- Specimen version, issued in Royal Mint folder. This has a superior finish compared with the ordinary coins, so will be preferred by most collectors. the folders are also very attractive and informative, and made interesting and unusual gifts.
- Silver Proof version, with the outer part gold plated.
- Piedfort proof version, similar but made double weight, with a lower mintage.
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2007 Two Pounds Coin - Two Different Designs
Gordon Brown's Announcement Thursday 15th June 2006
There will be 2 different two pound coins for 2007, one to commemorate the three hundredth anniversary of the birth of Union of England and Scotland in 1707, and one for the two hundredth anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade in 1807.
As chief warden of the Royal Mint, Gordon Brown, the current Chancellor of the Exchequer announced in Parliament, a number of new coin design themes for 2007, although the details of the actual designs will not be known or released until late 2006 or early 2007.
Obverse of 2007 Abolition of Slave Trade Gold Proof Two Pound Coin
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Reverse of 2007 Abolition of Slave Trade Gold Proof Two Pound Coin
2007 Abolition of Slave Trade Gold Proof Two Pound Coin in Presentation Box
Obverse of 2007 Abolition of Slave Trade Gold Proof Two Pound Coin Certificate
Reverse of 2007 Abolition of Slave Trade Gold Proof Two Pound Coin Certificate
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