Elizabeth II, 1999 Gold Proof "Rugby World Cup" Two Pounds NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo
Elizabeth II, 1999 Gold Proof "Rugby World Cup" Two Pounds.
15.98g of 22ct/.917 gold (Actual Gold Weight: 14.64 of 24ct/pure gold). Celebrating the Rugby World Cup, Wales 1999. Obverse: ELIZABETH II DEI GRA REG FID DEF (Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith). Fourth portrait of Elizabeth II, crowned with the 'girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara', IRB below truncation for designer Ian Rank-Broadley. Reverse: 1999 TWO POUNDS, central rugby ball and goal posts surrounded by a stylised stadium, RD to right for designer Ron Dutton. Mint State/Proof FDC.
Authenticated and graded by NGC as PF70 Ultra Cameo, certification no. 5878556-014.
References: S. K10, KM #999b