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2020 Captain Cook £2 Coin

£2 coin struck in 2020 to pay tribute to Captain Cook's legacy of scientific discovery and exploration.

2020 £2 Coin Captain Cook

Coin Rarity

Not found in change: 0 coins created to enter circulation. Available to purchase in Brilliant Uncirculated quality from release date: 18 May 2020. BU mintage figures have not been published.

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


Prices from £8.99 on issue, in as new condition this BU £2 coin is worth about £9.

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Coin Packaging

Brilliant Uncirculated coins produced by The Royal Mint must be sold in packaging when first offered for sale - whether direct or via official distributors.

This £2 in Brilliant Uncirculated quality was included in these coin packs / sets:

Captain Cook 2020 £2 Brilliant Uncirculated Coin

Available to purchase on the release date 18 May 2020 for £10 from The Royal Mint, currently valued at £10 for as new packaging and coin.

2020 Captain Cook £2 Coin Card

Available to purchase on the release date 18 May 2020 for £8.99 from Change Checker, currently valued at £8.50 -5% for as new packaging and coin.


2020 Captain Cook £2 Coin Card is available to buy from The Westminster Collection for £9.50 plus delivery.

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Coin Reverse (tails side)

A depiction of the bow of the ship Endeavour and a canoe over a map showing Captain James Cook's voyage round the south coast of Australia and New Zealand and "250", accompanied by the inscription "CAPTAIN JAMES COOK 1770 – 2020"

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: 2020

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This coin uses Coin Hunter search codes to identify the coin based on any date shown on the coin and words shown on the reverse of the coin.

The code is made up of CH then a 4 digit year date such as 2020 and one word from the tails side of the coin, for example COOK no spaces are used, so one of 6 possible codes for this coin is CH2020COOK.

The full list of codes that can be used to quick search coin information for the Captain Cook £2 coin (such as current value) are based on the dates 2020,1770 and words COOK,CAPTAIN,JAMES : CH2020COOK CH2020CAPTAIN CH2020JAMES CH1770COOK CH1770CAPTAIN CH1770JAMES

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