£2: 2016 Shakespeare Histories

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Mintage:

4,615,000

Years of issue:

2016

Coin Information:

William Shakespeare is the most influential literary figure in British history and his works are an important part of Britain’s cultural heritage. This coin is one of three that celebrate William Shakespeare’s life work and commemorates the 400th anniversary since his death. This coin takes inspiration from Shakespeare’s most famous History play, Macbeth, and was designed by John Bergdahl.

Edge Inscription: The Hollow Crown

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