Created in partnership with the Royal Mint to celebrate the work of H.G. Wells and issued on the 75th anniversary of his death.
Using specially polished dies, the coin’s inner area is struck from 916.7 Au Yellow Gold, with the outer area struck from a highly distinctive 916.7 Au Red Gold.
A new £2 coin design featuring iconic images from Wells’ work, including The War of the Worlds and The Invisible Man.
Paired with three First Class stamps released as part of the Classic Science Fiction Special Stamps issue, incorporating an image paying tribute to The Time Machine.
Strictly limited to just 50 coin covers.
Your coin cover also includes a brilliantly illustrated pack written by Roger Luckhurst, an expert on the life and career of H.G. Wells.
Postmarked with a new handstamp inspired by H.G. Wells’ signature and features Bromley, Wells’ birthplace, as the location.
|Alloy||Inner: 22 carat yellow gold. Outer: 22 carat red gold|
|Reverse Designer||Chris Costello|
|Obverse Designer||Jody Clark|
|Edge Inscription||GOOD BOOKS ARE THE WAREHOUSES OF IDEAS|