2020 12 gram Great Britain Agatha Christie - 100 Years of Mystery Cupro-Nickel Coin

 
Item No.
L103847

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Celebrating a Century of Agatha Christie Novels

Agatha Christie left an indelible mark on the world of crime fiction, creating the blueprint for murder mystery novels to follow. With a catalogue of work that extended from literature to stage theatre, Christie was a truly groundbreaking writer whose impact cannot be understated. In honour of the 100th anniversary of Agatha Christie’s first published novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, The Royal Mint is proud to celebrate the Queen of Crime with this wonderful commemorative £2 coin.

 

 

Key Selling Points:

− Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Agatha Christie’s historic debut novel

− The first time the Queen of Crime has been honoured on an official UK coin

− Features original artwork by acclaimed coin designer David Lawrence

− Includes all the hallmarks of a Christie novel with a scattering of clues cleverly underscored by the missing piece of a puzzle

− The edge inscription bears the iconic phrase ‘LITTLE GREY CELLS’, which was first used by the character Hercule Poirot in The Mysterious Affair at Styles

More Information
Year 2020
Metal Content Cupro-nickel
Denomination £2
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Country Great Britain
Manufacturer Royal Mint
Diameter (mm) 28.4