How much is my Handover to Rio £2 coin worth?

Handover to Rio
The 2012 Handover to Rio design is the fouth rarest £2 coin in circulation and has a value of 2 pounds, but collectors of coins currently pay £4.69* to own this coin.

Change Checking Chances: When receiving a £2 coin in your change you have about a 1 in 1536 chance of finding this design.
Coin Year Entered Circulation Active Circulation*
2012 845,000 221,512

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eBay sellers offer this circulation coin for sale. You should expect to pay between £4.40 and £4.99 plus postage. Take a look at current listings for sale on eBay: Handover Rio £2 Coin

Do you have one to sell?: If you list your Handover to Rio coin on eBay, you can expect to receive £6.69 which includes an assumed postage charge of 2 pounds. If receiving payment by PayPal, total fees would be in the region of £0.90. 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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2012 Handover to Rio is the rarest and most recent of the Olympic themed £2 coins. It is the second handover coin, so to mark both arrival 2008 Olympic Handover Ceremony (flag) £2 coin and passing on (baton) of the Olympics held in London. Time passing tends to see numbers available drop, so any you can still find in change would be worth keeping.

All price and value information displayed is based on recent eBay sold prices (excluding delivery charge) for 900 items listed as Handover Rio 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 NameHandover to Rio
DetailsCelebrating the Olympic Handover from London 2012 to Rio 2016
In CirculationYes
Design By:Jonathan Olliffe

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.