2002 COMMON WEALTH GAMES WALES £2

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Description

Coin will arrive in circulated condition

About This Design 

From 25 July to 4 August 2002, the city of Manchester played host to the Commonwealth Games. In the biggest competition in the 72-year history of the Games, some of the world’s greatest athletes competed in fourteen individual sports and three team sports over ten days of sporting and cultural activity. To mark this celebration of sporting excellence, The Royal Mint issued a commemorative £2 coin. Matthew Bonaccorsi’s reverse design represents celebration, victory and sportsmanship. It depicts a moving figure holding aloft a banner, the top of which is divided into lines symbolising the lanes of a swimming pool. The design is completed with the edge inscription ‘· SPIRIT OF FRIENDSHIP · MANCHESTER 2002’. Four versions of the coin were produced, one for each of the participating teams from the United Kingdom and distinguished by a cameo version of their respective flags.

Specifications

Issued 2002
Diameter 28.4mm
Weight 12.0g
Thickness 2.5mm
Composition
Outer: Nickel-brass (76% copper, 4% nickel, 20% zinc)
Inner: Cupro-nickel (75% copper, 25% nickel)
Obverse Designer Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer Matthew Bonaccorsi
Edge Milled
Edge Inscription SPIRIT OF FRIENDSHIP,MANCHESTER 2002
Mintage 588,500

Additional information

Weight 0.013 kg

13 reviews for 2002 COMMON WEALTH GAMES WALES £2

  1. Anonymous (verified owner)

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  2. Steve Busby (verified owner)

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    Excellent condition well package and excellent priced

  3. Frank F. (verified owner)

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    Quick delivery and good prices.

  4. Frank F. (verified owner)

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    Very nice coin at a fair price.

  5. Glenn (verified owner)

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    My set now complete thank you

  6. jim m. (verified owner)

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    very good coin and service

  7. Ronald Hargrave (verified owner)

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    Very good

  8. Kian Harvey (verified owner)

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  9. Ian Gosling (verified owner)

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    excellent

  10. Frank (verified owner)

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    Very good.

  11. Kian Harvey (verified owner)

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    Great coin at a great price

  12. Craig (verified owner)

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    Superb value and quality

  13. Lorraine N. (verified owner)

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    Good condition coin – will go well in my collection.

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