£2 Coin Checker - 2017 Jane Austen £2 Coin

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Jane Austen Portrait
Jane Austen Portrait

Jane Austen was an English Novelist born in 1775 and is best known for her novels which offer an insight into life during the late 1700s and early 1800s. Her novels were published anonymously, and though she received little publicity from them during her lifetime, 200 years after her death, she is considered one of the most important literary characters of that time.

Her stories of love and realism were unusual at the time, and are loved today as important pieces of literature. This £2 coin has been issued to celebrate her life and work.

The reverse design is a simple portrait of Jane Austen, contained within a locket, with her signature across the front. The lettering around the outside includes her name, the anniversary date and coin denomination. Jody Clark's obverse (5th portrait) design is used on the other side.

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2017 Jane Austen
2017 First Jane Austen £2 - Click coin to view larger image

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How much is the Jane Austen 2 pound coin worth?
Jane Austen £2 Coin value eBay. Good condition circulated examples of this coin are currenly selling on eBay for between £31.42 and £32.56.

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Jane Austen coin specification and useful information

Alloy Inner: Cupro-nickel
Outer: Nickel-brass
Weight 12.00 g
Diameter 28.4 mm
Reverse Designer Dominique Evans
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Edge Inscription THERE IS NO DOING WITHOUT MONEY
Year 2017
How many Jane Austen £2 coins were minted? Unknown

Minting errors: Is there a Jane Austen £2 coin mint error?

Sellers of coins from circulation would like to sell coins for as much over face value as possible, so often refer to rare mint error in the description on marketplaces such as eBay. If you are looking to buy this coin, read this first to ensure you do not pay far more than the coin is worth as a collector item.

No mint errors for this coin have been confirmed by The Royal Mint.

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The inscription on the edge of the coin THERE IS NO DOING WITHOUT MONEY is upside down when the coin is Obverse (heads) side up.

This is common on all two pound coins and is not a minting error as the inscription is not struck a certain way up. Any two pound coin can have the writing on the edge any way up.

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