Actual Gold Weight = .51 oz. The Royal Mint is delighted to confirm the striking of a £2 Gold proof coin to commemorate and celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens. This remarkable Victorian author is much loved by audiences around the world for his great contribution to classic English literature. A remarkable and inventive reverse design has been specifically designed by Matthew Dent featuring a profile outline, immediately recognisable as Dickens. The portrait is composed of 30 titles, from his first work Sketches by Boz, to his last, The Mystery of Edwin Drood. This remarkable commemorative coin is certain to be popular with collectors and literary fans across the world. Each Gold Proof £2 coin comes housed in a beautiful walnut veneer case, along with an individually numbered Certificate of Authenticity.