New £2 coin to enter circulation to celebrate the royal wedding

When Kensington Palace confirmed the news that Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle will marry on the 19th May, the nation rejoiced.

And whilst only close family and friends will attend the wedding in less than two weeks time, millions of people will tune in to watch the ceremony on television.

The event will go down in history.

And to mark the occasion, a special commemorative £2 coin has been issued.

Limited number to enter circulation

The new coin has been authorised by the Isle of Man Treasury and has received official approval from Buckingham Palace. But what makes this coin even more special, is the fact that it is the VERY FIRST time that a British Isles specification bi-metallic £2 coin has been struck to mark such a significant royal event such as this.

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This official Royal Wedding £2 features two St George’s Chapel bells, engraved with the couple’s official names – HRH Prince Henry of Wales and Ms Meghan Markle.

Most importantly, this coin has been authorised by the Isle of Man Treasury, has full legal status AND a very limited number will enter circulation in the Isle of Man, so Isle of Man based Change Checkers are about to become the envy of collectors everywhere.

The FIRST EVER royal bi-metallic £2 coin

This is the very first time a British Isles standard specification bi-metallic £2 coin has ever been chosen to mark a royal event, so we expect this coin to be extremely popular. And as we already know, coins from the British Isles rarely turn up in our change in the UK, making them some of the most sought-after circulating coins around.

The design depicts two St George’s Chapel bells, engraved with the couples official names – HRH Prince Henry of Wales and Ms Meghan Markle. The Isle of Man Coat of Arms is at the top of the coin with and ornate pattern engraved around the outer edge.

As the first major Royal occasion to feature on any British Isles standard specification £2 coins, this is a very significant moment.

The Happy Couple

It’s reported that Harry and Meghan first met when they went on a blind date in July 2016 after being introduced by a mutual friend.

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Prince Harry with his fiancée, Meghan Markle.Alexi Lubomirski / AFP – Getty Images

After four months of secretly dating, the news finally leaked in October 2016 that Prince Harry was dating an American actress.

Harry confirmed his relationship with Meghan on the 8th November, 2016, when he demanded that news outlets respect her privacy.

After months of speculation, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle finally announced their engagement on the 27th November, 2017.

The Wedding Day

HRH Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle will marry on the 19th May, 2018. The marriage will take place in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle at 12pm.

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The couple will marry at St George’s Chapel in Windsor.

Interestingly their decision to wed on a Saturday goes against tradition, as royal weddings usually take place on a weekday. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wed on a Friday and the Queen on a Thursday.

Kensington Palace has said that “around 600” guests will be in attendance, a small crowd compared to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge who wed in front of 1,900 guests.

It’s widely suggested that Prince George and Princess Charlotte will be page boy and flower girl.

After the marriage service, Harry and Meghan will undertake a carriage procession from St George’s Chapel through Windsor town returning to Windsor Castle along the Long Walk.


Secure the FIRST EVER royal bi-metallic £2 coin for your collection today

Wed 3 300x210 - New £2 coin to enter circulation to celebrate the royal weddingSecure the brand new Isle of Man Royal Wedding £2 coin today in Brilliant Uncirculated quality for £8.99.

Of course your coin will also be protectively encapsulated and certified with a hologram to guarantee its superior quality.

Add this historic Royal coin to your collection today >>

 

 

  1. Tracey on May 8, 2018 at 10:09 pm

    How do I order this item

  2. Pete558 (HU/07766) on May 8, 2018 at 9:54 pm

    I have ordered one, waiting for delivery, thank you.

  3. Mervyn Hood on May 8, 2018 at 4:41 pm

    All of my coin collections are based upon (and therefore only contain) coins that have been issued by the United Kingdom Issuing Authority and once again they seem to have been upstaged by the Dominions etc.. The same happened with the birth of Prince George and several of the other recent milestones within the Royal Family. Not a particularly good performance in my eyes!!! After all is said and done they are THE issuing authority for the United Kingdom, and hence the Royal Family!!!

    • John Colwell on May 9, 2018 at 10:50 am

      Totally agree Mervyn Hood.

  4. Jo Rozdeba on May 8, 2018 at 3:17 pm

    please see above.

  5. Jo Rozdeba on May 8, 2018 at 3:17 pm

    I have already ordered two of them, one for a present and one for myself. Awaiting for a delivery, thank you

    Jo Rzdeba

  6. Eddie Lambert on May 8, 2018 at 1:41 pm

    What’s the total mint issue?

    • Luke Hearn on May 8, 2018 at 3:47 pm

      Hi Eddie, The mintage figure is yet to be confirmed but we’ll let you know as soon as we hear anything. Thanks Luke

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