2013 London Underground – Train £2 Circulated

£4.50

Description

Coin will arrive in circulated condition
About This Design
The reverse for this London Underground ‘Train’ coin was designed by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby. Known for their award-winning work for Flos, Swarovski and many more, the duo also designed the London 2012 Olympic Torch. The coin shows a 1967 Victoria line train and uses texture and perspectives to reflect the light and create a sense of movement. It also carries an unusual edge pattern inspired by Harry Beck’s iconic Tube map.

Specifications
Issued 2013
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 Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby
Edge Milled
Edge Inscription Linear representation of the Tube map
Mintage 1,690,000*

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