Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens

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Specifications

Issued 2012
Diameter 28.4mm
Weight 12g
Composition Outer: nickel-brass 76% copper, 4% nickel, 20% zinc
Composition Inner: Cupro-nickel 75% copper, 25% nickel
Obverse Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Mathew Dent
Edge Milled
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Mintage 8,190,000
 

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2012 was 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens, one of our finest writers, with a unique £2 coin that incorporates the titles of Dickensí great works on its highly inventive reverse.
 

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