2009 Charles Darwin Silver Proof £2
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.
- 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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