How much is my Commonwealth Games Northern Ireland £2 coin worth?

Commonwealth Games Northern Ireland
The 2002 XVII Commonwealth Games (Northern Ireland) design is the rarest £2 coin in circulation and has a value of 2 pounds, but collectors of coins currently pay £28.91* to own this coin.

Change Checking Chances: When receiving a £2 coin in your change you have about a 1 in 2238 chance of finding this design.
Coin Year Entered Circulation Active Circulation*
2002 485,500 152,025

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eBay sellers offer this circulation coin for sale. You should expect to pay between £27.36 and £29.75 plus postage. Take a look at current listings for sale on eBay: Commonwealth Games Ireland £2 Coin

Do you have one to sell?: If you list your Commonwealth Games Northern Ireland coin on eBay, you can expect to receive £30.91 which includes an assumed postage charge of 2 pounds. If receiving payment by PayPal, total fees would be in the region of £4.14. Actual prices achieved when selling online will depend on the condition of the coin, the listing wording and coin images used. Some people also sell on coin related Facebook groups.

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All price and value information displayed is based on recent eBay sold prices (excluding delivery charge) for 1300 items listed as Commonwealth Games Ireland 2 coin. 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.

Additional Information about this coin:

Coin NameCommonwealth Games Northern Ireland
DetailsStylised figure of an athlete holding a banner and the inscription XVII Commonwealth Games 2002
In CirculationYes
Design By:Matthew Bonaccorsi

Page Notes: Entered Circulation data is from The Royal Mint website. *Active Circulation is an estimated figure based on an assumed year on year reduction in circulating coins. *Coin value is the mid point price based on eBay sold prices. Coin value range is based on a 10% range of ordered prices around the mid point.

Commonwealth Games 2 pound coins for Northern Ireland and England compared

This coin is one of four in the set of XVII Commonwealth Games 2002 coins. It has the lowest mintage of any £2 coin. The Commonwealth Games Northern Ireland and the other 3 in the set Commonwealth Games (Wales), Commonwealth Games (England) and Commonwealth Games (Scotland) look very similar, with the only difference being the small flag within the circle.

The England and Northern 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 Northern Ireland coin / flag.