2022 Great Britain Alexander Graham Bell 12 g Silver Gilt Proof £2 Coin GEM Proof OGP

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Description

Why does this selectively gilded 2022 Alexander Graham Bell commemorative 12 gram silver proof coin belong in your collection?

The Royal Mint continues its Innovations in Science series with is exciting release honoring Alexander Graham Bell. The Scottish-born inventor, scientist and engineer is best known for his creation of the telephone, for which he was awarded a U.S. patent in 1876.

  • This 2022 Alexander Graham Bell coin is crafted from 12 grams of .925 fine silver.
  • The coin is minted with a lustrous proof finish.
  • The coin’s design is selectively accented with 24 karat gold gilding.
  • The two pound legal tender sterling silver coin of Great Britain measures 28.40 mm in diameter.
  • Incuse lettering is featured on the coin’s reeded edge.
  • The coin will arrive in its original Mint package.
  • Mintage is limited to just 3,060 pieces.

Charming Imagery Celebrating Alexander Graham Bell’s Ingenuity

Obverse: The obverse features the fifth definitive coinage portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The likeness of the Queen is encircled by a gilded frame containing the inscriptions “ELIZABETH II,” “D.G. REG. F.D.,” “2 POUNDS” and “2022.” This rendition of Great Britain’s longest reigning monarch was created in 2015 by acclaimed British sculptor Jody Clark.

Reverse: The reverse is adorned with a numbered telephone key pad. The inscription “PIONEER OF THE TELEPHONE” is spread across the buttons, where the alphabet would traditionally appear. The gilded border is inscribed “ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL,” with his life dates “1847” and “1922” on the star and number sign buttons. The coin’s edge is lettered with “INNOVATION IN SCIENCE” and “BELL.”

Gorgeously Minted GEM Proof Coin

This 2022 Great Britain 12 gram silver gilded proof £2 coin issued in tribute to the genius of Alexander Graham Bell is presented in GEM Proof condition. Expect the coin to feature a beautifully executed strike, exquisitely finished, partially gilded surfaces and spectacular eye appeal. The proof coin is encapsulated and housed in an elegant The Royal Mint branded display case, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity and a themed protective box.

Add this limited mintage 2022 dated 12 gram gilded silver Alexander Graham Bell GEM Proof coin to your collection today!

Additional information

Brand/Mint

The Royal Mint

Composition

Silver

Diameter

28.4mm

Edge Design

Reeded

Metal Type

Silver

Obverse Design

Queen Elizabeth II Effigy

Packaging Type

Original Government Packaging

Shape

Round

Strike Type

Proof

Metal Content

.385811152 oz

Year

2022

Issuing Country

Great Britain

Country of Manufacture

United Kingdom