UK 1986 Commonwealth Games Circulation £2
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UK 1986 Commonwealth Games £2

UK 1986 £2: Commonwealth Games

UK 1986 Commonwealth Games £2

The thirteenth Commonwealth Games were held in Edinburgh in 1986, and are well remembered for being boycotted by 32 of the 59 eligible countries who did not agree with Britain's sporting connections to South Africa during the Apartheid era.

The reverse design features a thistle encircled by a laurel wreath over the cross of St Andrew. This £2 was the first British coin issued to commemorate a sporting event.

Please note this coin can no longer be found in circulation, and the price reflects its mintage and current market value.

UK 1986 Commonwealth Games Circulation £2

Price £13.00 (+ £0.00 p&p)
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Price £13.00 (+ £0.00 p&p)


  • UK 1986 £2: Commonwealth Games
  • Metal: Nickel-Brass
  • Diameter: 28.4mm

Numismatic pieces should be owned primarily for collector interest.
The Westminster Collection does not offer them as an investment and makes no guarantees in terms of future value.