2003 Discovery of DNA £2

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About This Design

In 1953 two scientists discovered the structure of DNA. The true significance of their research was perhaps not fully understood at the time but today, DNA is used as a vital tool in many fields of science, including forensics, medicine and genetics. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of what is arguably the most important scientific development of the twentieth century, The Royal Mint issued a new £2 coin. The reverse design is the work of the sculptor John Mills. It features the double helix spiralling across the face of the coin, highlighting the strands of chromosomes and the familiar letter notations for the four basic building blocks.

Specifications

Issued 2003
Diameter 28.4mm
Weight 12.0g
Thickness 2.5mm
Composition
Outer: Nickel-brass (76% copper, 4% nickel, 20% zinc)
Inner: Cupro-nickel (75% copper, 25% nickel)
Obverse Designer Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer John Mills
Edge Milled
Edge Inscription DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACID
Mintage 4,299,000*
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Based on 24 reviews

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  1. Katherine (verified owner)

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    Loved it. It’s such a cool design

    Katherine

  2. Andrew T. (verified owner)

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    Andrew T.

  3. Steve Wileman (verified owner)

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    Steve Wileman

  4. Ian Gosling (verified owner)

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    for the collection

    Ian Gosling

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    • UkCoinHunt (store manager)

      Item is being posted to Australia left here on the 28th its only been 3 days. Please allow 1-3 weeks which is the estimated time frame for it to arrive. Thank You.

      UkCoinHunt

  6. Anthony P. (verified owner)

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  7. Helen Smith (verified owner)

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    Good design

    Helen Smith

  8. charlie n. (verified owner)

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    charlie n.

  9. Richard Martin (verified owner)

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    Excellent service with secure packing.

    Richard Martin

  10. Mark (verified owner)

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    Coin was circulated but in good condition and well packaged – very happy.

    Mark

  11. Abbie S. (verified owner)

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    Abbie S.

  12. Aidan Cahill (verified owner)

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    This coin is in my top five

    Aidan Cahill

  13. Georgia (verified owner)

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    Georgia

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    Emma B.

  19. Emma louise Pearson (verified owner)

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    Great condition as always

    Emma louise Pearson

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  21. IAN S. (verified owner)

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    IAN S.

  22. Graham Hall (verified owner)

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    Spot on

    Graham Hall

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    Jennifer

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