How much is my 2002 XVII Commonwealth Games (Ireland) £2 coin worth?

2002 XVII Commonwealth Games (Ireland)
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The 2002 XVII Commonwealth Games (Ireland) design is the rarest £2 coin in circulation and has a value of 2 pounds, but collectors of coins currently pay £32.63* to own this coin.

Actual prices achieved with depend on the condition of the coin and the means of selling. All price and value information displayed is based on recent eBay sold prices for the items listed as Commonwealth Games Ireland £2 coin. Note: Prices gathered will most likely be for a circulated example of the coin. Uncirculated, BU (Brilliant Uncirculated) or Proof coins would be expected to achieve higher prices.

Coin YearEntered CirculationActive Circulation*
2002485,500163,468

Change Checking Chances: When receiving a £2 coin in your change you have about a 1 in 2183 chance of finding this design.

Do you have one to sell?: Recent sales of this coin on eBay achieved £32.00 to £33.31 based on a sample of 500 sold items, taking the mid price* and a 10% range of ordered prices. We recommend you read our £2 Coins Value Guide

Additional information about this coin:
Coin Name 2002 XVII Commonwealth Games (Ireland)
Denomination £2
Details Stylised figure of an athlete holding a banner and the inscription XVII Commonwealth Games 2002
In Circulation Yes
Edge Inscription SPIRIT OF FRIENDSHIP,MANCHESTER 2002
Design By: Matthew Bonaccorsi

Notes: Entered Circulation data from The Royal Mint website. *Active Circulation is an estimated figure based on an assumed year on year reduction in circulating coins.

Commonwealth Games 2 pound coins for Ireland and England compared

This coin is one of four in the set of XVII Commonwealth Games 2002 coins. The 4 coins look very similar, with the only difference being the small flag within the circle.

The England and Ireland coins can look the same as the flags are so similar, but on very close inspection (take a clear in focus photo and zoom in!) you can make out the star with the crown shape above it on the Ireland coin / flag.

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