2002 Commonwealth Games - Wales

Commonwealth Games (Wales) £2 Coins

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2002 XVII Commonwealth Games (Wales) £2

Celebrating the XVII Commonwealth Games in Manchester.

2002 Commonwealth Games - Wales
2002 Commonwealth Games – Wales

This two pound coin depicts a stylised figure of an athlete holding a banner and the inscription XVII Commonwealth Games 2002.

Flag of Wales Coin Variant

A small circle behind the athlete contains a flag with the Welsh dragon, representing Wales.

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Mintage Figures

The mintage figures for the 2002 XVII Commonwealth Games (Wales) are:

Base Metal 588,500 coins entered circulation
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU/BUNC) 47,895
Silver Proof 2,553
Silver Proof Piedfort 3,497
Gold Proof 315
  • Ireland = 485,500
  • Wales = 588,500
  • England = 650,500
  • Scotland = 771,750

Coin Specification

Issued 2002
Diameter 28.4mm
Weight 12.0g
Thickness 2.5 mm
Composition Outer:  Nickel-Brass (76% copper, 4% nickel, 20% zinc)
Inner:  Cupro-nickel (75% copper, 25% nickel)
Obverse Designers Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer Matthew Bonaccorsi
Edge Milled
Edge Inscription SPIRIT OF FRIENDSHIP,MANCHESTER 2002

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