The third portrait of Queen Elizabeth II can be seen on the obverse of the coin, designed by Raphael Maklouf. Struck in 22 carat Gold. Weight is 15.98g, Diameter 28.4mm.Complete with Case and Certificate of Authenticity. This is the ERROR Mule coin where the wrong obverse die has been used. The obverse of the 1994 Bank of England issue should have included the denomination'TWO POUNDS' in the Die of the Queen's Head, since this was not included in the design of the commemorative reverse; but about 100 coins were struck and issued in gold using the die (with'TWO POUNDS' MISSING) that was reserved for the Double Sovereign or Two Pound coins in the Sovereign Series. The Royal Mint wrote to its retail customers inviting them to return the error coin for replacement with the correct design.
The incorrect obverse is Spink Catalog entry 4251 for Gold Sovereigns. The correct obverse is 4311. The legend'Two pounds' is missing from the obverse side and the portrait is larger than on the. This Double Sovereign MULE is in perfect UNCIRCULATED FDC condition. With a beautiful PROOF Mirror Surface.
The item "1994 Bank of England PROOF £2 DOUBLE Sovereign MULE no Two Pounds RARE Error FDC" is in sale since Monday, January 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins\Coins\British\Proof Sets/Coins\1990s".
The seller is "virgin_philately" and is located in Windsor. This item can be shipped worldwide.