2005 Gunpowder Plot £2 | The Royal Mint
The plot to assassinate James I at the opening of Parliament on 5 November 1605 is a piece of British history that shall ‘never be forgot’. 400 years later, in 2005
2018 RAF Spitfire £2 Coin - Mintage: Not entered general circulation
RAF Spitfire This coin features one of the most famous aircraft ever built, the Supermarine Spitfire. Designed by R J Mitchell, the Spitfire first flew in 1936 and went on to contribute heavily to the ultimate victory of WWII. The Rolls Royce engine, streamlined fuselage and sleek elliptical wing shape make this iconic aircraft one of the most graceful fighters ever designed.
2014 Trinity House £2 | The Royal Mint
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.
2015 First World War (Navy) £2 Coin - Mintage: 650,000 - Scarcity Index: 33
First World War Centenary The second £2 coin in the Royal Mint’s five year programme to commemorate the centenary of the First World War pays tribute to the Royal Navy. At the time, it was by far the most powerful navy in the world, and was a major asset to Britain in defending coastal waters against the Germans. Renowned military artist David Rowlands designed the reverse of this coin, and it features a battleship approaching on the open sea. Edge Inscription: THE SURE SHIELD OF BRITAIN
The Jane Austen £2 coin celebrates the Hampshire author who in 1811 at the age of 35 had her first novel, Sense and Sensibility, published anonymously, and went on to become one of the best-loved authors in the world.
2014 First World War Centenary £2 | The Royal Mint
In 2014 this coin marked the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and was the first coin in a five-year series, on a journey from ‘outbreak to armistice’.
2018 First World War (Armistice) £2 Coin - Mintage: Not entered general circulation
WWI Armistice Armistice marked the start of the end of the First World War and the victory of the allies on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month 1918. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of this significant victory, The Royal mint have issued a 2018 £2 coin. This also completes the set of commemorative £2 coins that the Royal Mint have released from 2014-2018 to mark the centenary of the First World War. The reverse was designed by Stephen Raw and features the words…
2018 RAF Sea King £2 Coin - Mintage: Not entered general circulation
This £2 celebrates the centenary of the RAF which was formed in 1918 during WWI. It features the search and rescue aircraft called a Sea King.
2007 Act of Union £2 | The Royal Mint
The design divides the coin into four quarters, with a rose and a thistle occupying two of the quarters and a portcullis in each of the other two quarters.
2017 First World War (Aviation) £2 Coin - Mintage: Not entered general circulation
This £2 commemorates the aviators of the First World War and their sacrifices. The edge inscription is ‘THE SKY RAINED HEROES’.