King Charles III £2: J.R.R. Tolkien

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This £2 celebrates legendary fantasy author J.R.R. Tolkien. Best known for his works such as The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, Tolkien helped shape the fantasy literature genre as we know it today. The reverse design features Tolkien’s trademark monogram, encircled in an intricately detailed runic band, along with the years of his life 1892-1973. The edge inscription reads ‘NOT ALL THOSE WHO WANDER ARE LOST’, a quote taken from Tolkien’s poem ‘The Riddle of Strider’.
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