Manufacturer: Royal Mint
Weight (grams): 15.98
Pure gold content (grams): 14.63000
Dimensions: 28.4mm diameter x 2mm thickness
The Two Pound Gold Coin – sometimes referred to as the Double Sovereign – contains 14.63 grams of gold (twice the weight of a Sovereign). Due to their status as British Legal tender they are Capital Gains Tax Free (CGT Exempt), so they are a good choice for British investors.
1994 saw the 300th anniversary of the creation of the Bank of England. This £2 gold coin celebrates this anniversary with Britannia on the reverse of the coin, appearing just as she did on the original Bank seal. Only 1,000 of these coins were produced.