Shakespeare Tragedies £2 Coin




Year Issued: 2016

Mintage: 4,615,000

Estimated Value: £2.50

The Shakespeare Tragedies is another of the Shakespeare £2 coin series that was released in 2016. If you want to learn more about the other coins in the series – the Shakespeare Comedies and Histories coins – you can read our article here.

The Tragedies £2 coin is in tribute to Shakespeare’s Tragedy plays, in particular the play Hamlet, with the props of a skull and rose from the play meant to depict a sense of doomed romance

With a mintage of 4,615,000 this coin sits in the middle of the other two Shakespeare coins and sells for £2.50 on average on the secondary market.