Commemorating the world’s first underground railway.
On 10th January 1863 the world’s first underground railway opened in London. An engineering triumph, the 150th anniversary is being marked with not one but two new UK £2 coins for 2013.
The ‘Train’ £2 coin shows a Tube train hurtling out of a tunnel.
Denomination - £2
Alloy - Inner: Cupro-nickel, Outer: Nickel-brass
Weight - 12.00g
Diameter - 28.40mm
Edge Inscriptions - Linear representation of the Tube map