2 Pounds (UK, 2009)

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

Designed by
Suzie Zamit

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.



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