1990 Isle of Man 2 Crown Proof Gold Penny Black Coin, 2 oz of. 999 Fine Gold for sale.
The coin weighs 62.2 grams and is. You will receive the exact coin shown in the pictures in the capsule with the box and COA. The coin was struck to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Penny Black Stamp.
Limited Mintage of only 200 Coins. In 1990, Pobjoy Mint issued a coin which was the most innovative coin of its time and in fact was awarded with no less than Three Coin of the Year Awards: Best Crown, Most Innovative Coinage and overall Coin of the Year. The coin was produced to commemorate the anniversary of the world's first adhesive stamp which was introduced in Britain in 1840 by the famous reformer, Rowland Hill. The stamp made philatelic history, with a beautiful but simple design by Henry Corbould showing the profile of the young Queen Victoria.
This stamp became popularly known the world over as the "Penny Black". Mintage of only 200 coins. Obverse: Carries an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Lord of Mann.
Reverse: Features the profile of the young Queen Victoria. Struck in a revolutionary darkened proof finish that gives the center of the coin a pearl gray appearance. Guaranteed by the Isle of Man government. Please note that we test all precious metals we sell with a Precious Metals Verifier and/or a Thermo Fisher Niton XL2 Precious Metal Analyzer and verify the weight before listing. Feel free to reach out with questions or for more information.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Gold\Coins". The seller is "manchester_cbj" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.