A very desirable silver proof issued by the Royal Mint in 1998.
The elaborate reverse design, comprising four concentric circles emanating from the heart of the coin, celebrates the development of technology from the Iron Age to today's age of cyberspace. With it's continuning outward movement, this innovative design skilfully unites both past and present, while also alluding to the possibilies the future may hold.
The Bi-metalic coin is Silver with the outer circle being coated in gold plate. The edge inscription reads: STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS.
Encapsulated and housed in the original Royal Mint box with the Certificate of Authenticity.
Denomination - Two Pounds
Diameter - 28.40mm
Weight - 12g
Issue Limited - 40,000
Alloy - (inner disc) sterling (.925) silver; (outer ring) sterling (.925) silver, plated with fine gold.