How much is my Olympic Handover London Beijing £2 coin worth?

Olympic Handover London Beijing
The 2008 Olympic Handover Ceremony design is the fifth rarest £2 coin in circulation and has a value of 2 pounds, but collectors of coins currently pay £5.10* to own this coin.

Change Checking Chances: When receiving a £2 coin in your change you have about a 1 in 1492 chance of finding this design.
Coin Year Entered Circulation Active Circulation*
2008 918,000 228,052

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eBay sellers offer this circulation coin for sale. You should expect to pay between £4.75 and £5.45 plus postage. Take a look at current listings for sale on eBay: Olympic Handover London Beijing £2 Coin

Do you have one to sell?: If you list your Olympic Handover London Beijing coin on eBay, you can expect to receive £7.10 which includes an assumed postage charge of 2 pounds. If receiving payment by PayPal, total fees would be in the region of £0.95. 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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The Olympic Handover London Beijing £2 coin was issued in the same year as the London Olympic Centenery £2 coin and with similar numbers minted (8,000 more). A popular item to keep hold of when found in change due to the connection to London 2012. Keep hold of this one as we expect it to become very hard to find in years to come and increase in value from the current collector price of £5.10.

All price and value information displayed is based on recent eBay sold prices (excluding delivery charge) for 650 items listed as Olympic Handover London Beijing 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 NameOlympic Handover London Beijing
DetailsCelebrating the Olympic Handover from Beijing 2008 to London 2012
In CirculationYes
Design By:Thomas T Docherty

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.