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In 2016 to commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the Death of William Shakespeare, the Royal Mint released a limited Issue Brilliant Uncirculated William Shakespeare £2 Two Pound three-coin set.

Honouring one of literature’s true greats, William Shakespeare, the 2016 £2 Shakespeare three-coin set is superbly designed. The reverse of each coin depicts aspects of William Shakespeare's famous work, featuring a Jester’s Hat & Stick, a Crown & Dagger, and a Skull & Rose respectively, each of these bimetal coins commemorates Shakespeare and his greatest works.

The obverse of all three of the coins depict Jody Clark's Fifth Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.

A striking, larger-than-you-expect coin, the UK £2 Shakespeare 3-coin Set is struck to special Brilliant Uncirculated quality from a bimetallic blank – making these superb coins stand out even more.

Coin Specifications:

  • Denomination - £2
  • Alloy - Inner: cupro-nickel; Outer: nickel-brass
  • Weight - 12.00g
  • Diameter - 28.40mm
  • Quality - Brilliant Uncirculated
  • Edge Inscriptions - ALL THE WORLD'S A STAGE (Comedies); WHAT A PIECE OF WORK IS A MAN (Tragedies) and THE HOLLOW CROWN (Histories)
  • The presentation pack contains The Shakespeare 2016 UK £2 Three-Coin Brilliant Unciruclated Set housed within a fully illustrated presentation folder.


SKU 100731
Barcode # 5026177344889
Brand Australia Post

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