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Offline gerard974

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« on: October 09, 2010, 09:19:39 AM »
Hello
I am happy because i had with an English collector the 4 coins of 2 pounds minted in 2002 for the plays of the commonwealh
best regards   Gerard

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« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2010, 09:25:00 AM »
Congrats,Gerard! These four coins are not easy to find.Their mintage numbers were notoriously small >:(

771,750 (Scotland)
588,500 (Wales)
458,500 (Ireland)
650,500 (England)

Let's just hope that Indian mints will come up with a nice commemorative for 2010 commonwealth games being held in New Delhi >:D

Aditya
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« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2010, 09:44:16 AM »
Congrats,Gerard! These four coins are not easy to find.Their mintage numbers were notoriously small >:(

771,750 (Scotland)
588,500 (Wales)
458,500 (Ireland)
650,500 (England)

Let's just hope that Indian mints will come up with a nice commemorative for 2010 commonwealth games being held in New Delhi >:D

Aditya

Hi ADITYA
thank you,little by little my collection for UK to increase
Gerard
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« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2010, 05:01:50 PM »
Congratulations! 

I only have the coin with the flag of Northern Ireland. I received it in change while visiting Britain some years ago. I was very lucky as this coin has indeed a low mintage.

Bart

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« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2010, 05:05:40 PM »
I only have the coin with the flag of Northern Ireland. I received it in change while visiting Britain some years ago. I was very lucky as this coin has indeed a low mintage.
That's a prize winning catch! :o :)

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« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2010, 01:05:31 PM »
These are notoriously uncommon in circulation. I live in the UK and I've only ever found one Welsh and two Northern Irish in circulation (slightly ironic given that I live in central England). They're up there with the 1992/3 EU 50p* and the 2003 Suffragette 50p for rarity in circulation, in my experience.

* Not that you'll find these anyway now, since they're the old size. But before 1997 I never did find one in circulation.

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« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2010, 11:06:18 PM »
That's why I even remind where I got it: I received it in change at the Beverly Minster shop. I can recommend everybody to stop in Beverly when travelling from Hull to York: it is a remarkable town.

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« Reply #7 on: October 10, 2010, 11:57:02 PM »
Hi ADITYA
thank you,little by little my collection for UK to increase
Gerard

if you or anybody else needs help with uk £2 coins or 50p`s please let me know.
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Re: 2 pound coin
« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2010, 11:43:53 PM »
These are notoriously uncommon in circulation. I live in the UK and I've only ever found one Welsh and two Northern Irish in circulation (slightly ironic given that I live in central England). They're up there with the 1992/3 EU 50p* and the 2003 Suffragette 50p for rarity in circulation, in my experience.

* Not that you'll find these anyway now, since they're the old size. But before 1997 I never did find one in circulation.

A London dealer at Charing Cross told me the other day that he very rarely sees them, and they sell extremely quickly. He had
one the week before  ???

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« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2013, 08:29:27 PM »
A London dealer at Charing Cross told me the other day that he very rarely sees them, and they sell extremely quickly. He had
one the week before  ???

True , I have checked my change evrytime for the last 4 years and I havent seen any .... after all this time I wonder if any are still in circulation  :(

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« Reply #10 on: October 31, 2013, 04:20:58 PM »
I must admit I was surprised to get one a month or so ago. It was a Northern Ireland one.

As I was a technical official for one sport I was particularly keen to find all four in change; the last was an English one five or so years later.