1807 2 Pound Coin

2007 Abolition of the Slave Trade £2 

  • Remember the 1807 Slave Trade Act, the British law that prohibited slave trade through the British Empire
  • Minted in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Bill receiving Royal Assent 
  • Coin’s design features the year the Act became law, 1807, with the year’s zero a broken link in a chain
  • Edge inscription is the motto of the British abolitionists from Josiah Wedgwood, ‘Am I Not a Man and a Brother’
  • Coin is a great gift for coin collectors and lovers of British history
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