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2012 £2 Two Pound Proof Gold Coin: London Rio Olympic Handover Ceremony Boxed


Manufacturer: Royal Mint

Weight (grams): 15.98

Pure gold content (grams): 14.63

Fineness: 916.7

Dimensions: 28.4mm diameter x 2mm thickness

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QTY Net Per Unit VAT Per Unit Gross Per Unit
1+ £879.80 £0.00 £879.80

This coin was struck to celebrate the London Rio Olympic Handover Ceremony in 2012. It features a baton being passed between hands and has the inscription LONDON 2012 RIO 2016 in reference to most recent Olympic host city and the next.

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.

The obverse (front) of the coin bears the fourth portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley.

Boxed with certificate.

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