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.
1707 - 2007 Tercentenary Union of England and Scotland
Of the four new coins, including two new two pounds, this coin appears to have attracted by far the most attention, at least initially. Collectors may be interested to be able to read comments from M.P.s, so we have added them on a 2007 UK Coins News & Comments page.
< a href="2007twopoundsabolitionslavetrade.php">1807 - 2007 The Abolition of the Slave Trade
Although slavery itself was not abolished, and indeed still proliferates in many areas of the world, the British initiative in
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
other web site.
- 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.
Prices & Availability
The prices quoted in the US $ column may be out of date due to currency fluctuations.
Notes on Table
Issue Price = Official Royal Mint issue price.
Price £ = Our price in pounds sterling.
Price $ = Our price in US dollars.
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Postage & Packing
UK Registered Post (Special Delivery) £9 per order
EU Insured Post £10 per order
USA Airmail $10,
Insured Shipping $20
Canada Airmail $15,
Insured Shipping via Fedex $40
Obverse of 2007 £2 Gold Proof
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