1994 Gold Great Britain Proof 2 Pounds Bank Of England Coin Ngc Pf 68 Uc

1994 Gold Great Britain Proof 2 Pounds Bank Of England Coin Ngc Pf 68 Uc
1994 Gold Great Britain Proof 2 Pounds Bank Of England Coin Ngc Pf 68 Uc
1994 Gold Great Britain Proof 2 Pounds Bank Of England Coin Ngc Pf 68 Uc

1994 Gold Great Britain Proof 2 Pounds Bank Of England Coin Ngc Pf 68 Uc
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND. TERCENTENARY OF THE BANK OF ENGLAND. GOLD TWO POUNDS, CERTIFIED BY NGC PROOF 68 ULTRA CAMEO. OBV: CROWNED PORTRAIT BUST OF ELIZABETH II RIGHT; DENOMINATION BELOW.

REV: OVAL SEAL OF THE BANK OF ENGLAND (BRITANIA SEATED WITHIN OVAL AND HOLDING SPRIG IN LEFT HAND AND SPEAR IN RIGHT WITH SHIELD WITH UNION JACK AT SIDE LEFT) CENTER FLANKED BY ANNIVERSARY DATES; CROWNED CONJOINED ROYAL CYPHER OF KING WILLIAM III AND QUEEN MARY II. THE BANK OF ENGLAND WAS FOUNDED IN 1694, AND IS THE SECOND OLDEST CENTRAL BANK IN THE WORLD. CENTRAL BANK OF THE UNITED KINGDOM, IT IS THE MODEL UPON WHICH MOST MODERN BANKS ARE PATTERNED, AND SETS MONETARY POLICY FOR ITS NATION. IT HOLDS MONOPOLY ON THE ISSUANCE OF BANKNOTES WITHIN ENGLAND AND WALES AND REGULATES THE PRINTING OF BANKNOTES IN SCOTLAND AND NORTHERN IRELAND.

IT IS ALSO CUSTODIAN OF THE OFFICIAL GOLD RESERVES, OVER 310 TONS, FOR BRITAIN. ITS HEADQUARTERS BUILDING IN LONDON, CALLED "THE OLD LADY OF THREADNEEDLE STREET", WAS BUILT IN 1734. THE BANK'S INCEPTION BEGAN WITH THE NEED FOR BRITAIN TO BUILD A STRONG NAVY, AND COMPETE WITH FRANCE'S THEN NAVAL SUPERIORITY. AFTER SUFFERING DISASTROUS DEFEAT IN 1690 AT THE HANDS OF THE FRENCH NAVY, AND FACING THE AVAILABILITY OF NO PUBLIC FUNDS AND A LOW CREDIT STANDING FOR THE ROYAL GOVERNMENT, BRITAIN ESTABLISHED THE BANK TO FUND BY SUBSCRIBERS THE LOANS NECESSARY TO BUILD THE NAVY AND RE-ESTABLISH BRITAIN AS A GLOBAL POWER. THE NAVY CREATED INDUSTRY, REBOOTED AGRICULTURAL EFFORTS, EXPANDED THE ECONOMY AND ITS QUADRUPLED STRENGTH HELPED MAKE BRITAIN THE GREATEST POWER ON THE HIGH SEAS FOR OVER TWO CENTURIES.

CONTAINS 15.98 GRAMS OF. 28.4 MM IN DIAMETER. We cannot declare any package as a "gift", sampleetc. The item "1994 GOLD GREAT BRITAIN PROOF 2 POUNDS BANK OF ENGLAND COIN NGC PF 68 UC" is in sale since Wednesday, April 1, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\UK (Great Britain)\Gold". The seller is "rarecoincollector" and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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1994 Gold Great Britain Proof 2 Pounds Bank Of England Coin Ngc Pf 68 Uc


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