Are two pound coins worth anything?

The most valuable £2 coins to collect – have you got any? A rare £2 coin has sold for £500 – and there are still some more in circulation. The coin features an image of British war figure, Lord Kitchener. It was released by the Royal Mint seven years ago to mark 100 years since the start of the First World War.

Are 2 pound coins still legal tender?

£2 coins are legal tender to any amount when offered in repayment of a debt; however, the coin’s legal tender status is not normally relevant for everyday transactions.

Are Scottish 2 pound coins legal tender in England?

The familiar bi-metallic UK £2 coin was introduced in 1998 (the first was actually dated 1997). Seven single metal gold coloured thicker coins were issued before this date. The older coins remain legal tender but are rarely seen in circulation.

How old is the 2 coin?

The first base metal £2 coin was issued in the United Kingdom in 1986 to commemorate the Thirteenth Commonwealth Games, which were held in Scotland that year….The first £2 coins.

First Issued 15 June 1998
Diameter 28.4mm
Weight 12.0g
Thickness 2.50mm

What do I do with old 2 pound coins?

The pre-1997 £2 coins are still legal tender but they’re not used in circulation and banks/shops can refuse to accept them. Despite this, they still remain incredibly popular amongst collectors!

How many two pound coins are there in the UK?

There are currently 56 United Kingdom £2 coin designs dated 1997 to 2021. 37 different two pound coins are in circulation and can be found in your change. 19 of the £2 coins shown were issued as commemorative coins not for circulation.

How rare is my £2 coin and is it worth anything?

Luckily for you, we’ve done the leg work and compiled a number of resources to help you determine how rare your £2 coin is and how much it might be worth. A key tool for working out how rare your coin might be is our £2 mintage chart. Generally speaking, the lower the mintage, the rarer the coin and the harder it will be to find in circulation.

Is there a bill of Rights £2 coin in the UK?

Please email me pictures: Nobody has mentioned the 1998 Tercentenary of the Bill of Rights £2 coin. There were two coins, one specially minted for the people of Scotland, and the other for the rest of the Uk.

Where can I buy a commemorative £2 coin?

Most commemorative £2 coins sell for above face value on auction websites such as eBay. The UK £2 coin designs are shown in release date order with key information such as the commonly used name, coin year (s) and whether or not the coin is in circulation and can be found in your change today.