EDITION 017 OF 200
THE 2006 GLORIOUS AGE OF STEAM SILVER PROOF COIN COVER
This limited edition cover features a Silver Proof Royal Mint 2006 Brunel £2 coin, which commemorates Isambard Kingdom Brunel, a man whose is considered to be a true genius of the Industrial age and whose steam railways have had a profound effect on Britain and the rest if the world.
The design features a portrait of Isambard Kingdom Brunel with two of his engineering achievements, encircled by a chain with the denomination two pounds above and the date 2006 below.
The cover beautifully incorporates the Royal Mail 42p Paddington stamp, which is postmarked on 30th November 2006; which marks the date that the fastest journey was made by steam. The cover celebrates this inspiring achievement with a stunning steam cachet design, which wonderfully captures the golden age of steam, embracing the entire glorious era and creating a superb tribute to the classic locomotives of our proud nation.
The coin is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and presented in a black folder.