2 Pounds (UK, 2014)

2 Pounds – 2014, Trinity House – Serving the Mariner

 

Date of Issue & Mintage

2014 – 3,705,000

SERVING THE MARINER The 500th Anniversary of Trinity House

Designed by
Joe Whitlock Blundell with David Eccles

Obverse Designers Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
Reverse Designer Joe Whitlock Blundell with David Eccles

About the design

Trinity House was formed by Royal Charter under Henry VIII in 1514. The organisation was tasked with improving the safety of Britain’s waterways and for 500 years Trinity House has tirelessly served the mariner. To honour the impressive anniversary of this respected organisation a this £2 coin entered circulation.

The striking reverse features a design by Joe Whitlock Blundell, Production Director of The Folio Society, created with the help of David Eccles, a retired illustrator and printer. It captures the spirit of Trinity House with that enduring symbol of the seas – the lighthouse.

 

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