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2009 Charles Darwin Silver Proof £2 - The Westminster Collection International

2009 Charles Darwin Silver Proof £2

  • £75.00


A classic UK coin - limited to just 5,000 worldwide

In 2009 the Royal Mint issued a £2 coin to commemorate the birth of British scientist Charles Darwin whose book On the Origin of Species, laid the foundations for the theory of evolution.

The reverse design features a profile portrait of Charles Darwin facing a chimpanzee along with the anniversary dates.

This special collector's version of the coin has been struck from .925 Silver and struck to a flawless Proof finish with a mirrored background and frosted relief to highlight every detail of this superb design. 

The coin comes housed in an Official Royal Mint Presentation Case with a Certificate of Authenticity to confirm the edition limit and metal content.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Denomination: £2
  • Metal: Inner: .925 sterling silver. Outer: .925 sterling silver plated with fine gold
  • Weight: 12g, Diameter: 28.4mm
  • Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
  • Reverse: Charles Darwin facing a chimpanzee
  • Quality: Proof

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