2004 Two Pound Coin – Steam Locomotive

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Richard Trevithick (1771–1833) was a British inventor and mining engineer from Cornwall. He was an early pioneer of steam-powered road and rail transport and developed of the first high-pressure steam engine. He built the first full-scale working railway steam locomotive in 1804 and Trevithick's unnamed steam locomotive hauled a train along the tramway of the Penydarren Ironworks, in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.

2004 was the 200th Anniversary of that first steam locomotive and a £2 coin celebrates the achivement The coin shows a representation of a steam locomotive engine with the words 'TWO POUNDS' above and inside a cog wheel, the words 'R.TREVITHICK 1804 INVENTION INDUSTRY PROGRESS 2004'.

The edge is milled with an incuse railway line motif.

It was designed by Robert Lowe.

Mintage: 5,004,500 (may include coins issued as part of a set). Minted at The Royal Mint.
In the Year: 2004
Elizabeth II was in her 52nd year as Queen. George W Bush is U.S. President. Rover Spirit and Opportunity land on Mars. Olympic Games are in Athens, Greece.
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