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Captain Cook £2 Coin

Two pound coin struck to pay tribute to Captain Cook's legacy of scientific discovery and exploration.
2018 £2 Coin Captain Cook

Coin Rarity / Mintage

Circulation Mintage: 0
BU Mintage: 50,185

The Captain Cook £2 Coin was Not Struck For Circulation (NSFC), so wont be found in change.

This two pound coin was available to purchase in Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) quality from release date: 11 June 2018. Total BU Mintage figures include 24,660 coins in Captain Cook Royal Mint packs and 25,525 sold in other packaging such as sets / cards (official distributors).

Coin Value - How much is my Captain Cook £2 coin worth?


The Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) Captain Cook £2 Coin was available from £8.99 on issue, in as new condition this BU £2 coin is worth about £26.

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Captain Cook £2 Coin
Captain Cook £2 Coin
Coin Reverse (tails side)

The hull of the ship Endeavour over a map of Plymouth Sound, Captain Cook's signature and "250", accompanied with the inscription "CAPTAIN JAMES COOK 1768 – 2018"

Design by: Gary Breeze

Coin Obverse (heads side)

5th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark with the inscription "ELIZABETH II • D • G • REG • F • D • 2 POUNDS •".

Coin Edge

The 2.5mm milled edge is inscribed with the text "OCEANI INVESTIGATOR ACERRIMVS".

Coin Specification

Denomination: £2
Alloy: Cupronickel (inner) Nickel-Brass (outer)
Weight: 12g
Diameter: 28.4mm
Quality: BU
Year: 2018

Coin condition and quality

The value of a coin is always related to the condition.

Prices shown on this page relate to coins available to buy in Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) quality. These are coins produced to a higher standard that show more detail and have none of the marks and scratches that will be seen on all circulation quality coins.