Trinity House was formed by Royal Charter under Henry VIII in 1514. The
organisation was tasked with improving the safety of Britain’s waterways
and for 500 years Trinity House has tirelessly served the mariner. To
honour the impressive anniversary of this respected organisation a this £2
coin entered circulation.
The striking reverse features a design by Joe Whitlock Blundell,
Production Director of The Folio Society, created with the help of David
Eccles, a retired illustrator and printer. It captures the spirit of
Trinity House with that enduring symbol of the seas – the lighthouse.
text source and credit the Royal Mint