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London Underground – The Train £2 Coins

London Underground 150th Anniversary – The Train.

The ‘Train’ coin was designed by the internationally-acclaimed duo Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, best-known for the London 2012 Olympic Torch. Their dynamic coin image depicts a 1967 Victoria line Tube train and carries an unusual edge inscription inspired by Harry Beck’s Tube map.

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London Underground – The Train £2 worth?

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Mintage Figures

The mintage figures for the London Underground – The Train are:

Base Metal1,690,000 coins entered circulation
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU/BUNC)34,400
Silver Proof5,231
Silver Proof Piedfort672
Gold Proof199

Coin Specification

Year2013
DesignerEdward Barber & Jay Osgerby
Edge InscriptionLinear representation of the Tube map
Denomination£2

150th Anniversary of the London Underground – The Train

Brilliant Uncirculated London Underground 2013 UK £2 Two-Coin Set

London Underground Train two pound coins
London Underground Train two pound coins
Denomination£2
AlloyInner: Cupro-nickel – Outer:Nickel-brass
Weight12.00 g
Diameter28.40 mm
Reverse DesignerEdward Barber and Jay Osgerby
Obverse DesignerIan Rank-Broadley FRBS
Edge InscriptionLinear representation of the Tube map
QualityBrilliant Uncirculated

Edwina Ellis, creator of the ‘Roundel’ coin, is a pioneering printmaker and former ‘Art on the Underground’ artist, whose work appeared in stations in 1996. Her logo design coin has an edge inscription that reads MIND THE GAP.

The ‘Train’ coin was designed by the internationally-acclaimed duo Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, best-known for the London 2012 Olympic Torch. Their dynamic coin image depicts a 1967 Victoria line Tube train and carries an unusual edge inscription inspired by Harry Beck’s Tube map,

The iconic packaging includes a large double-sided poster and features a close-up of Tower Hill station on the London Underground map, a reference to The Royal Mint which was housed there from 1279 until the 1960s. It is very rare for two circulating coins to have the same theme, adding to the appeal of these stunning coins for collectors, Londoners and transport enthusiasts alike.

London Underground

On 10 January 1863 the London Underground opened, an engineering triumph and a world first.  So important is the 150th anniversary that not one but two coins were issued.

Both designs were developed with Transport for London and the London Transport Museum.

Both 150th anniversary coins were developed with experts at Transport for London and the London Transport Museum, and designed by three of the UK’s leading designers.

 

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