The Shakespeare Histories £2 Coin can be found in your change: 5,655,000 coins dated 2016 were struck to enter circulation. When receiving a £2 coin in your change you have about a 1 in 100* chance of finding this coin.
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*Change checking chance is calculated based on the 2016 mintage for the Shakespeare Histories £2 and 567,677,688 (The total number of two pounds that have entered circulation). The actual chance of finding this coin in change will depend on how many are no longer in circulation. Damaged coins are removed from circulation and 2016 Shakespeare Histories £2's held in collections are effectively not in circulation at present.
To find out more about this £2 coin, visit the Shakespeare Histories £2 Coin page on the Coin Hunter website.
A dagger through a crown accompanied by the inscription "WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE 2016"
Design by: John Bergdahl
Edge Inscription: THE HOLLOW CROWNShakespeare Histories Coin Specification