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Two Pound Coin features the Grus Constellation Represented by a Crane Bicentenary of William Herschel: Southern Constellation of Grus - Crane - 2022 Bi-Metal £2 - BAT
Two Pound Coin features the Pavo Constellation in a white box

Bicentenary of William Herschel: Southern Constellation of Pavo - Peacock - 2022 Proof Fine Silver £2 - BAT

Bicentenary of William Herschel: Southern Constellation of Pavo - Peacock - 2022 Bi-Metal £2 - BAT

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  • New coin celebrates British Astronomer Sir William Frederick Herschel
  • Third Coin in a new Southern Constellations five-coin £2 series
  • 2022 Bi-Metal £2 Coin
  • Issued on behalf of the British Antarctic Territory
  • Issue Limit: 2,000
  • Available in a presentation pack
  • Also available in Proof Fine Silver with Goldclad®

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a third £2 coin in the series to commemorate 200 years since the death of British Astronomer Sir William Herschel.


Sir William Frederick Herschel was a German-born British astronomer famously known for constructing the first large telescope in 1774 but, perhaps, his most important contribution to the science of astronomy was made in 1781 when he discovered the planet Uranus.  This discovery brought him overnight fame and he was appointed Court Astronomer and knighted by King George III. 


The design on the third coin features the Pavo Constellation which is represented by a Peacock, the image of which is depicted on the design. The constellation itself is shown beneath the bird and a compass as it would read in Antarctica. Issued on behalf of the British Antarctic Territory the coin has been produced in Bi-metal and Proof Fine Silver with Goldclad®. The obverse of the coin features an effigy of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II produced exclusively by Pobjoy Mint.

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Coin Year 2022
Government British Antarctic Territory
Coin Metal Mixed Metal Coins
Denomination Two Pounds
Issue Limit2,000

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US Postage:

USA delivery charges:
- $0 - $69.99 = $5.00
- $70.00-$149.99 = $9.00
- $150.00-$229.99 = $12.00
- $230.00-$499.99 = $15.00
- $500.00-$749.99 = $20.00
- $750.00-$999.99 = $25.00
- $1000 - $4999.99 = $35.00
- $5,000 + = $50.00

North and South America (Excl USA) delivery charges:
$0 - $49.99 = $15.00
$50.00-$99.99  =  $25.00
$100.00-$199.99  =  $35.00
$200.00-$499.99  =  $40.00
$500.00-$999.99  =  $50.00
$1000 - $4999.99 + = 100.00

UPDATE 01/09/21 FOR BRAZIL AND PERU: delivering to Brazil and Peru is temporarily enabled but with restrictions.

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