In 2010 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Death of Florence Nightingale and the publication of her Notes on Nursing, the Royal Mint released a very special Limited Issue Florence Nightingale£2 Two Pound Gold Proof Coin struck in solid 22 Carat Gold. The reverse design has been created by Gordon Summers and, through the depiction of a pulse being taken, seeks to commemorate the great nursing profession in general, while the inscription draws attention to the achievements of Florence Nightingale in particular with the background symbolising the rays of lightfrom her lamp. The obverse features a portrait of Her Majesty The Queen by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS. These legal tender coins have been struck to proof quality using specially prepared dies and highly polished blanks.
Issuing Country: United Kingdom
Metal: Solid 22 Carat Gold
Weight: 15.98 Grams
Quality: Gold Proof
Issue Limit: 472 Worldwide
Presentation: Boxed with Certificate of Authenticity
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