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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 is struck from 925 Ag Sterling Silver and features an outer area plated with 999 Au Fine 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 750 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.

Specification

Specification Value
Denomination £2
Alloy Inner: .925 sterling silver. Outer: .925 sterling silver plated with fine gold
Weight 12.00 g
Diameter 28.40mm
Reverse Designer Chris Costello
Specification Value
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Edge Inscription GOOD BOOKS ARE THE WAREHOUSES OF IDEAS
Quality Proof
Year 2021
Edge Milled Lettered
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