This artistic British Gold £2 Proof coin was issued in 2001 to celebrate the 100th Birthday of Guglielmo Marconi and his first wireless transmission across the Atlantic. Marconi is one of the best known inventors of the 20th century.
His association with the development of radio has made him famous, and the year 2001 marks the 100th anniversary of the event.
- Contains .4708 oz actual Gold weight.
- Coin comes in original box and COA by the British Royal Mint.
- Obverse: Depicts a representation of radio waves. A spark of electricity links the zeros of the date, depicting the Morse code for "S". Additional to the Morse code three dots have been implemented into the design to feature the original signal that was sent from Cornwall to Newfoundland in 1901.
- Reverse: Right facing portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
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