Shakespeare Histories £2 Coin




Year Issued: 2016

Mintage: 5,655,000

Estimated Value: £3.50

The Shakespeare Histories £2 was issued in 2016 alongside the Shakepeare Comedies and Tragedies £2 coins. Each of the coins feature a different design, and you can find a summary of the three coins in our article here.

This particular Shakespeare £2 coin pays tribute to the play Macbeth, one of Shakespeare’s most famous history plays. The design, by John Bergdahl, pays tribute to this play with a Crown and Sword design.

This coin has the largest mintage of any Shakespeare £2 coin but still sells for well above face value on the secondary market.