£2 Coin Checker - 2016 Shakespeare Comedies £2 Coin

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Shakespeare Three-Coin Set including Comedies
Shakespeare Three-Coin Set - Comedies, Histories and Tragedies

The William Shakespeare £2 coins were issued in 2016 to mark the 400th anniversary of his death.

The set of 3 coins include Histories, Comedies and Tragedies as a reference to the genre of plays written by Shakespeare.

The £2 coin design for Shakespeare's Comedies is inscribed with ALL THE WORLDS A STAGE and shows a jester's hat and marotte (prop stick or cane with a carved head) design.

It is the rarest of the 3 coins with a mintage of 4,355,000 – be a coin checker when you receive your change to find this coin and add it to your coin hunt collection.

The Westminster Collection has Comedies £2 coins available to buy from the Change Checker website, with encapsulated Brilliant Uncirculated coins being sold for £12.99 plus £2.99 postage.

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2016 Shakespeare Comedies
2016 Shakespeare Comedies £2

Join the Coin Hunt: This £2 coin can be found in your change, on average you would see one of this coin design in every 110 two pound coins received as change.

How much is the Shakespeare Comedies 2 pound coin worth?
Shakespeare Comedies £2 Coin value eBay. Good condition circulated examples of this coin are currenly selling on eBay for between £3.59 and £4.02.

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Shakespeare Comedies coin specification and useful information

Alloy Inner: Cupro-nickel
Outer: Nickel-brass
Weight 12.00 g
Diameter 28.4 mm
Reverse Designer John Bergdahl
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Edge Inscription All the Worlds a Stage
Year 2016
How many Shakespeare Comedies £2 coins were minted? 4,355,000

Minting errors: Is there a Shakespeare Comedies £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.

Error associated with this coinCoin Image
The inscription on the edge of the coin All the Worlds a Stage 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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