The 2023 Flying Scotsman Silver £2 Proof coin is a special commemorative coin released in honour of the 100th anniversary of the legendary steam locomotive, the Flying Scotsman. This iconic train is renowned for its record-breaking feats and is a symbol of British engineering and innovation.
The coin itself is made of .925 sterling silver and has a weight of 12 grams, with a diameter of 28.4mm. The obverse side of the coin features the portrait of King Charles III, while the reverse shows a colour painted Flying Scotsman in full steam, with the words "Flying Scotsman LNER 4472, 1923 - 2023" inscribed beneath it. The edge of the coin is plated in fine gold for a beautiful two-tone finish.
The coin comes presented in a beautiful presentation box, making it a perfect collector's item or gift for train enthusiasts or anyone interested in British history and culture. The proof finish of the coin, and limited production run of only 5,682 adds to its value and rarity, making it an excellent addition to any coin collection.
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