1999 £2 Two Pound Proof Gold Coin Rugby World Cup. NGC PF69UC
Certified, slabbed and graded by NGC, the world's leading numismatic certification company as being mint state, PF 69, Ultra Cameo. Only 2,500 of these Two Pound coins were issued by the Mint. The Two Pound Gold Coin - normally referred to as the Double Sovereign - contains 14.63 grams of gold. The reverse of the coin was designed by sculptor and medallist Ron Dutton. The coin itself is a representation of a packed Rugby stadium viewed from above. The edge of the coin reads "RUGBY WORLD CUP 1999". The Rugby World Cup finals were hosted by Wales in 1999 but unusually, due to the required amount of stadia to host such an event, most of the matches were played outside the country. The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff hosted the opening game and the World Cup Final (in which Australia beat France), while England, Scotland, Ireland and France provided the settings for most of the other matches.
The item "1999 £2 Two Pound Proof Gold Coin Rugby World Cup. NGC PF69UC" is in sale since Tuesday, December 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins\Coins\British\Decimal Coinage (c. The seller is "expert654" and is located in Cardiff. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country of Origin: Great Britain
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Year of Issue: 1999
- Denomination: Two Pounds