2 Pounds – 2009, On the origins of species – Darwin
Date of Issue & Mintage
2009 – 3,903,000
|ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES 1859||200th Anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth
|Obverse Designers||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Suzie Zamit|
About the Design
This 2009 commemorative £2 coin celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin as well as the 150th anniversary of the publication of ‘On the Origin of Species’. The reverse of the coin, designed by Suzie Zamit, features a profile portrait of Charles Darwin and a chimpanzee.