Jane Austen £2 Coin | Silver Proof Piedfort | The Royal Mint
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Jane Austen 2017 UK £2 Silver Piedfort Coin

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  • A double-thickness Piedfort coin, struck in fine silver to Proof standard
  • The first official UK coin to celebrate this great British writer
  • Features a design approved by leading Jane Austen academic, Professor John Mullan
  • Unique Regency-era coin design by Royal Mint graphic designer Dominique Evans, her first circulating coin design
Product code: UK17JAPF
Limited Edition Presentation: 2,500


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A Lasting Love Affair

It might surprise fans to learn that Jane Austen was almost entirely unknown during her lifetime. Soon after she died, in 1817, aged just 41, her works, including Emma, Persuasion, and even Pride and Prejudice, all went out of print. It was only when her nephew, James Edward Austen-Leigh, released A Memoir of Jane Austen in 1870 that she was born again to a wider Victorian public. Soon the cult of Austen fans, sometimes known as ‘Janeites’, was established and, since then, The Jane Austen Society has developed branches across the globe.

This double-thickness Piedfort £2 coin is struck in fine silver to Proof standard in a Limited Edition Presentation of 2,500 coins.


Jane Austen 2017 UK £2 Silver Piedfort Coin

Denomination £2
Maximum Coin Mintage 4,000
Alloy Inner: .925 sterling silver. Outer: .925 sterling silver plated with fine gold
Weight 24.00g
Diameter 28.40mm
Reverse Designer Dominique Evans
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
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Truly Breathtaking Charming Coin

Rated 5 out of 5
19 June 2017

Congratulations to Dominique Evans on creating real beauty. Exquisite detail. Extremely high quality double thickness piedfort coin struck in fine silver it really doesn't get much better for me I'm sure even Jane Austen would be proud of this coin. Highly recommend this coin to all collectors as you shall not get a better coin than this for your collection also being such a low limited edition of only 2500 of this coin produced. With the popularity of Jane Austin this is sure to be the most beautiful investment you could own. So glad to add this beautiful rare coin to my collection!

Jane Austen £2 piefort

Rated 5 out of 5
15 June 2017

Beautiful well crafted coin, superb design.

A stunningly beautiful coin

Rated 5 out of 5
12 June 2017

I am so impressed with my £2:00 Piedmont Jane Austen coin. It is so beautiful the whole Regency look down to the period style "wallpaper" background. I am so so glad I invested in it. The coin is a thing of great beauty!

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