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2007 Abolition of Slave Trade Two Pound Coin in Presentation Box

Obverse of 2007 Abolition of Slave Trade Two Pound Coin Certificate

Reverse of 2007 Abolition of Slave Trade Two Pound Coin Certificate

2007 Two Pounds Coin - Abolition of Slave Trade

There are 2 different two pound coins for 2007 to commemorate the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of Abolition of Slave Trade.

Since 1986. the Royal Mint has issued two pound coins, often with special commemorative themes. For 2007, there will be two different designs, one based on the bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave

Trade. There may also be a "definitive" version in addition.

The Abolition of the Slave Trade

The Abolition of the Slave Trade is celebrated on a new £2 coin for 2007. Struck to Brilliant Uncirculated quality, the coin will be displayed in an informative presentation pack.

Gold Proof Version

The gold proof versions will be produced in 22 carat red gold, with the centre "gold sprayed" according to the Royal Mint, before striking.

Obverse

The Fourth Portrait

The fourth of Queen Elizabeth II, designed by Ian Rank Broadley, FRBS, FSNAD, whose initials IRB appear under the head, as used on all British coins from 1998.

The legend (inscription) reads:

Source: 24carat.co.uk

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