Captain Cook 2019 UK Brilliant Uncirculated £2 Coin

Captain Cook 2019

£10.00

Description

* Please note all orders will be despatched after 1st July.

The Captain Cook 2019 UK Brilliant Uncirculated £2 Coin celebrates the 250th Anniversary of the famous Voyage of Discovery in 1769.

One of the great sea explorers of his time, Captain James Cook undertook his voyage to observe the Transit of Venus, a rare astronomical event that would aid scientists in calculating the size of the solar system.

Featuring a design by Gary Breeze, it showcases HM Bark Endeavour below a celestial image of the Transit of Venus.

This the first time Captain James Cook has been celebrated on a UK coinage series.

Specifications

Country of Issue: United Kingdom

Denomination: £2

Year: 2019

Diameter: 28.40mm

Weight: 12g

Metal: Cupro-nickel (inner), Nickel-brass (outer)

Finish: Brilliant Uncirculated

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