5th July 2020. 6 bids. 17th January 2017. Rodney I don’t think the mintage figure has been released for them yet. CYC-Admin Coins in the wrong metal are indeed rare but there are a number of checks that would need to be made – the weight and size to start with but ultimately the only way of verifying that is isn’t plated in a silver coloured metal is with something called an XRF tester machine. The coin marks the 180th anniversary of the world's first postage stamp and the 30th anniversary of the Penny Black 1990 coin. Hi Reilly Regards Visit the best collector and commemorative coin website: The Collector Coin Database. I responded to your email quicker! Candyman Helen Bruten Over the centuries, the castle acted as Manx Parliament meeting place, a fortress, and a prison. RegaRDS The official coinage of the Isle of Man are denominated in Manx pounds. Garry Paxton With “something will turn up” on the side. This £2 coin featured the official Commonwealth Youth Games Mascot, Tosha the Cat and the official logo of the games. CYC-Admin Don’t expect to retire just yet though. D,DAY LEADERS 2019 Isle of Man £2 Two Pound Coin BUNC WINSTON CHURCHILL,SCARCE. Regards John. Worth - Isle of Man 1 pound 1987 in the coin catalog at uCoin.net - International Catalog of World Coins. Have I got a mistake ? This coin has a £10 face value that is recognized in the Isle of Man. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. 23rd December 2016. 19th January 2017, Sean Brown They certainly aren’t supposed to be up a certain way, i.e. I believe all of the plastic cases were unofficial. I’m afraid it’s all made up tabloid rubbish with the text on the edge. (So there are 5 RAF coin, 1 symbol, 4 aircraft), CYC-Admin It’s just a minor thing, no two coins are the same and their quality is often lacking. →, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BShLrZAtXUc&w=440&h=248. Hi i have a 2016 magna carta £2 coin with DEI GRA REG with what i think is a 4th portrait of the queen with IRB initials, it also has no lettering around outside of the coin, i cannot find a 2016 magna carta coin in circulation therefore is it a fake? I have 2 coins of £2 dna double helix, and I’ve just realised, on one of them, the pic side looks “moved”. £700.22 (VAT Exempt) Totals are approximate until metal prices are confirmed on the next LBMA fix. 21st February 2018. I have a £2 coin with Magna Carta 1215 – 2016 written on it, but has no writing on the edge and appears to be slightly thinner than several other £2 coins I have, is it a fake?…. It would be interesting to count 1,000 coins and see what the ratio is. 21st July 2017. 8th February 2017. Due to matching appearance and value of pound … CYC-Admin 1994 Bank of England Two Pound coin $ 13.95. Anyway, on the opposite side it says ‘2 pounds’ instead of ‘two pounds like I’ve seen on other ones online and my other two pound coins…. As the Isle of Man has some wonderful coin designs and really exciting collecting opportunities, you can see why more and more UK collectors are turning their attention to British Isles coins. 9th November 2017, Please email me pictures: info@checkyourchange.co.uk, Peter Lewis Return to Gold Coins. Carolyn, Steven CYC-Admin I can’t think of any explanation to support one way being more likely, but yes, checking a much larger sample would be interesting. Yes, no inscription on the edge is a big Chinese fake giveaway (as is the often proof like appearance). I do. 4th February 2019, You have given both the 2018 Lightning and 2019 D-Day coins the same coding (£2-No.49). There are some currently expensive IOM coins, I must admit I don’t really follow them. 9th September 2016. Never seen one before, only the bi metal ones. A £5 coin celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria, a £2 coin marks the 260th anniversary of the foundation of Wedgwood, and a £2 coin pays tribute to the bravery of Allied forces and the 75th anniversary of D-Day. It isn’t right, but it’s more mass production sloppiness rather than an actual error. After a review of the United Kingdom coinage in 1994, it emerged that there was a requirement for a £2 coin to enter general circulation. 25th February 2017, Sasha Are they coins from BU sets/packs? Hi, I have a 1998 Isle of Man £2 coin with pictures of cars on it. No available yet. 27th February 2017, I found a £2 coin in my change, type 35,The Army 2016. pattern - less than 10 sets minted ... 1965 gold isle of man 5 pound … In short, you should be able to get a bit more than £2 for it. Steven Lawton However it does not have the small DG that should be next to the 7 on the reverse side. CYC-Admin The coin will be supplied in USED condition. 26th April 2017. The inner circle of dots around the queens head, I assume they should they be printed on the silver part of the coin only, many of mine span both gold and the silver edge. So far, I cannot find anything out about this. 2001 ISLE oF MAN £1 One Pound Coin Bells BUNC Coin … Isle Of Man Coin Price Guide. Please could you advise me. I do worry that not enough emphasis is put on condition and that in years to come people would have paid too much for certain used coins and future collectors may only want the best available examples. Release of Isle of Man Christmas £5 coin. Worth holding on to, for what reason? BUT remember ALL coins with an edge inscription have a I am a new coin collector and in wanting to add to my already small existing collection. 21st April 2017. 17th June 2018. No, it’s not normal, but I’m sure I saw one on Facebook recently. I have a £2 pound coin with 1999 date on it. Strangely, I can’t find a Hollow Crown 2016 despite the 4.6M mintage. I have 30ish g . I have an inverted image 2016 £2 coin and wanted to know the value. I have a William Shakespeare £2 with the skull on and I’m not sure if it’s worth keeping or not ? A new set of commemorative £2 coins has been issued on the Isle of Man, in celebration of the Isle of Man TT motorcycle race. 20th August 2018, silver Please email pictures. However, even though this significant sporting event and the fun design representing it would make this coin a great find for collectors, the popularity of the Tosha Cat £2 on the secondary market remains a force to be reckoned with…. With all of the fuss some people make about edge inscriptions, does this then mean if 50% of coins have it one way and 50% the other then the mintages should be halved for all edge inscribed coins and people would then need to collect one of each to have a full set. The Scottish coin, celebrated the Scottish Tercentenary of the CLAIM of Rights, whilst the other coin was for the Bill of Rights. The only £2’s I don’t have are 3/4 of the commonwealths and the new 2017 editions (which I ma very excited for). Totally blank space, not worn away because the grooves are complete in the space. Happy New Year Mr P. Good news from the Royal Mint is that the spurious anniversaries will continue unabated… Huzzah! The obverse of each coin in the set features Royal Mint coin designer Jody Clark’s coinage portrait of Her Majesty The Queen. EUR 4.67. No, afraid not. Originally edge lettering was a security feature so that people could easily tell if a coin had been manipulated – but it was always completely random in its orientation. 21st July 2017. My friend said it could be a rare coin but i’m never that lucky to find anything rare. 1st February 2018. Many thanks, CYC-Admin The Royal mint suggests there are four 2015 coins, one of each type that you mention, whereas you are suggesting there are five coins (2x Magna Carta, 4th & 5th portrait) Could you clarify, please? There are certainly 2 of each of the Navy and Magna Carta (4th and 5th portraits). ALL of them have the writing right way with Queens Head upper. I have about 2000 and wondered if it was worth sifting through them. 1990 Isle of Man 5-oz Silver Penny Black NGC Gem Proof Product Description: FOUND: World's First Stamp on Coin! Beatrix Potter 50p coins $ 2.09. Jane Robbins Manx Pound coins are interchangeable with Pound Sterling coins on the Isle of Man, but they are not legal tender in the United Kingdom. $1,500.00. Detailed information about the coin 1 Pound, Elizabeth II (4th portrait), Isle of Man, with pictures and collection and swap management : mintage … 13th January 2017, Yes, no problem. The coin was struck from 5 oz of .999 fine silver and is part of a limited mintage of just 999 pieces. 2nd May 2017. a friend of mine has a 2p coin made in 10p material dated 1986, can’t find any information anywhere about similar coins. Nik Yeomans There is a book or an app to answer all the valuations kinds of questions. The £5 circulation coin will be minted to the specifications set out by the Isle of Man … I cant see it on your list. 1986 1oz Rare Proof Platinum Noble Coin For Isle Of Man Viking Ship Queen. Coins and stamps rarely make front-page headlines, but on May 1, 1840, Great Britain … 5th January 2017. 14th April 2017, I have a commemorative bill of rights 1689~1989 £2 coin still in it’s plastic case, can you tell me if it’s worth anything, CYC-Admin Another one of those cookie messages! Hi. Get the best deals on Isle of Man Noble Platinum Bullion Coins when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Even though there will always be loads available in perfect condition – you got it from change instead of being lazy and buying the set. Suzanne Newbold 7th February 2017, Hi there, I have a 1945-2005 St. Paul’s cathedral £2 coin and the dots around the queens head start then fade away, so not fully going around. Many thanks Anne, CYC-Admin The Check Your Change guide to all UK £2 coin, with mintage numbers and information about the designs used over the years from 1997 to date. As long as people buy anything and everything they sell, they’ll keep making more and more. 26th April 2017, Elizabeth 18th April 2017. Coin Types from the Isle of Man Click on each type to view images. As is the story with the Kew Gardens 50p, the popularity of this coin has unfortunately led to fakes being produced and sold on the secondary market, taking advantage of unsuspecting collectors who would be willing to pay well over face value to own the coin. I recommend the book (Amazon link) https://www.amazon.co.uk/Collectors-Coins-Decimal-Issues-Kingdom/dp/094896488X/ref=as_sl_pc_tf_til?tag=predecimalcoi-21&linkCode=w00&linkId=&creativeASIN=094896488X Fake coins will be overly shiny, the strike will be much less defined and the coin may well weigh less than the standard 12g £2 coin. Some of them are slightly off centre like that, it’s not really a big deal unless it’s more severe. You say it should be on the heads side, but I have two coins 2015 witrh the date on the tail side! The history, varieties, dates, designers, specifications, mintages and the Check Your Change collectability scale. Not there at all? Is it a fake, does it have any value apart from £2! CYC-Admin I am finding that there seem to be more with the lettering right way up with the queen’s head upper than the with the picture upper. Join the Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/425496827611624/ No, there are lots around circulating at the moment. 6th April 2017. One thing we do know for certain is that the Isle of Man Tosha Cat £2 is definitely sought-after amongst collectors. I have an Abolition of Slavery £2 coin which the side printing upside down and at an angle so some of the lettering is not complete. David Royle The Mary Rose one is a little more popular at the moment due to media hype and people believing that the mintage figures of mass produced decimal coins are in some way significant. Neither way is upside down Les. 11th December 2016. 19th February 2017, pgarsden49@gmail.com Hi, i have a 2007 abolition of slavery £2 coin with the supposed upside down writing on it which by your above comments means nothing. Would appreciate any help or advice on possible value, thanks, CYC-Admin Carolyn Thanks. Specifications ; Composition: Bi-Metallic. Is it worth holding on to it or is it a fake. Thanks. Thank you New listing ~Simply Coins~ 1979 SILVER PROOF 1 ONE POUND COIN 3 COIN SET ISLE OF MAN. Isle Of Man 2 Pounds KM# 844 1997 AA . Only Colnect automatically matches collectibles you want with collectables collectors offer for sale or swap. ... 1986 T Isle of Man. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Collectors-Coins-Decimal-Issues-Kingdom/dp/094896488X/ref=as_sl_pc_tf_til?tag=predecimalcoi-21&linkCode=w00&linkId=&creativeASIN=094896488X. Sovereign coin backed by the Isle of Man … I think you called earlier and it sounds like someone has popped the middle out and put it back wonky. Coin Publications is a family business and currently publishes a range of 14 books on coins and medals: I am a novice collector so could very well have misunderstood! Although the coin may not actually sell for such eye watering amounts, a quick check of the recent ‘sold’ listings shows that some collectors are willing to pay more than 50 times face value to own this coin! 16th January 2017, My son has a £2 coin it is the one with the steam engine on, but there is no date on it, nor on the side HRH head and around the edge is nothing, has he got a fake , thank you for your help I have tried looking but just getting totally confused, Normally it should be on the tails side, to the left of the funnel. CYC-Admin Evening, I have to hand a WW1 2015 coin. 14th March 2017. 3rd January 2017, I would strongly suspect that it is a fake. Steve Hewson 2 ounces of super thick and high relief awesome-ness. Both are Isle of Man coins. Hi Tania, CYC-Admin Monday, 11 December 2017. ISLE OF MAN £2 1998 VINTAGE CAR RALLY IOM Die Mark / Initials AA/IRB [RARE COIN] THIS IS A TWO POUND, THAT HAS BEEN CIRCULATED. Isle of Man Pound coins are issued by the Isle of Man Treasury, based in Douglas, IOM. 9th February 2017, It’s one of the earlier single metal type coins, 4th one down on this page: https://www.checkyourchange.co.uk/single-metal-two-pound-coins-1986-1996/, CAN ANYONE HELP ME? I’ve recently inherited a large amount of foreign coins, some are really pretty (but probably worthless) where can I get quality information like your site offers on Foreign Coins? It sounds like the 5th portrait one. readable (like a book ) thats the right way up and the other 1973 Gold Isle of Man Double Sovereign £2 Bullion Coin. People that collect prefer to gather things themselves and don’t usually go for a ready-made collection, so for that reason I’d say they are worth the sum of the value of the individual coins. CYC-Admin The conditions are not the standards used by coin collectors which are: Charlie, CYC-Admin 1986 1oz Rare Proof Platinum Noble Coin For Isle Of Man … $275.00. Is it possible to confirm which coins from the full list have not been circulated? ONE NOBLE Piedfort 2 oz Silver Coin Isle of Man 2020 Country: Isle of Man Year: 2020 Metal: Silver Purity: 999/1000 Weight: 62.2 g (2 oz) Quality: Proof Mintage: 999 specimens Certificate (COA): Yes … CYC-Admin Weight: 12.0000g. Is this worth anything? $ 1.81. CYC-Admin I have a 1707/2017 coin any use in keeping it, CYC-Admin There were two coins, one specially minted for the people of Scotland, and the other for the rest of the Uk. Or, offer them on ebay/shpock etc. Kind regards Tia, CYC-Admin I am gutted. M. McInnes Some of them do sell for more than face value. Castle Rushen is located in Castletown on the Isle of Man. Can you advise me the best book I can purchase to help me check if there are any rare coins among them. I think is an error but not sure. If you’re looking to secure the Isle of Man Tosha Cat £2 for your collection, it’s certainly worth doing your research, buying/swapping from a reputable seller (look for eBay feedback or successful swaps on Facebook groups) and checking the images of the coin to make sure it looks legitimate. Comes with a high quality wooden display ox and COA direct from the mint. Both £2 coins. But a more difficult to find coin is really valuable to me! And the new £1 coin and the very large numbers of those also had an impact on the other (particularly £2) coins needed. I had to check one and certainly the slant on it makes the ‘A’ look a bit like a ‘4’. Width: 2.5mm. Coin Types from the Isle of Man Click on each type to view images. the IOM Christmas and Viking 50p’s and some of the Jersey coins and territory £2 coins in general. I got an NI (yes it is, with magnifying glass) “spirit of friendship” Manchester 2002 last week: whoopee! 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