• 2 Pence 1992-1997, KM# 936a, United Kingdom (Great Britain), Elizabeth II
  • 2 Pence 1992-1997, KM# 936a, United Kingdom (Great Britain), Elizabeth II
Obverse

Third crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the George IV State Diadem.

The George IV State Diadem, officially the Diamond Diadem, is a type of crown that was made in 1820 for King George IV. The diadem is worn by queens and queens consort in procession to coronations and State Openings of Parliament. The piece of jewellery has been featured in paintings and on stamps and currency. It can be seen in the Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace.

ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA FIDEI DEFENSATRIX means Elizabeth II, by the grace of God, Queen and Defender of the Faith.

Engraver: Raphael David Maklouf

ELIZABETH II D·G·REG·F·D·1994
RDM

Reverse

The Prince of Wales's feathers within a coronet above the German motto ICH DIEN (I serve).

The Prince of Wales's feathers is the heraldic badge of the Prince of Wales. It consists of three white ostrich feathers emerging from a gold coronet. A ribbon below the coronet bears the motto Ich dien (German for "I serve"). As well as being used in royal heraldry, the badge is sometimes used to symbolise Wales.

Engraver: Christopher Ironside

TWO PENCE
ICH DIEN
2

Edge

2 Pence

3rd portrait, Magnetic
KM# 936a Sp# C4
Characteristics
Material Copper Plated Steel
Weight 7.12 g
Diameter 25.9 mm
Thickness 2.03 mm
Shape round
Alignment Medal

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