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Commonwealth Games England £2 Coins

2002 XVII Commonwealth Games (England) £2

Celebrating the XVII Commonwealth Games in Manchester.

Stylised figure of an athlete holding a banner and the inscription XVII Commonwealth Games.

2002 Commonwealth Games - England
2002 Commonwealth Games – England

Flag of England Coin Variant

A small circle behind the athlete contains a flag with a cross, for The Saint George’s Cross., representing England. The more familiar Union Jack flag represents the whole of the United Kingdom (UK).

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Mintage Figures

  • Ireland = 485,500
  • Wales = 588,500
  • England = 650,500
  • Scotland = 771,750

The mintage figures for the 2002 XVII Commonwealth Games (England) are:

Base Metal650,500 coins entered circulation
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU/BUNC)47,895
Silver Proof2,553
Silver Proof Piedfort3,497
Gold Proof315

Coin Specification

Issued2002
Diameter28.4mm
Weight12.0g
Thickness2.5 mm
CompositionOuter:  Nickel-Brass (76% copper, 4% nickel, 20% zinc)
Inner:  Cupro-nickel (75% copper, 25% nickel)
Obverse DesignersIan Rank-Broadley
Reverse DesignerMatthew Bonaccorsi
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionSPIRIT OF FRIENDSHIP,MANCHESTER 2002

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