Elizabeth II, 2004 Gold Proof "Steam Locomotive" Two Pounds NGC PF69 Ultra Cameo
Elizabeth II, 2004 Gold Proof "Steam Locomotive" Two Pounds.
15.98g of 22ct/.917 gold (Actual Gold Weight: 14.64 of 24ct/pure gold). Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the steam locomotive. 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: R.TREVITHICK 1804 INVENTION INDUSTRY PROGRESS 2004 / TWO POUNDS, Depiction of Trevithick's locomotive Penydarren surrounded by a cog representing the industrial revolution, RL in lower right cog tooth for designer Robert Lowe. Mint State/Proof FDC.
Authenticated and graded by NGC as PF70 Ultra Cameo, certification no. 6135583-002.
References: S. K17, KM #1049b.