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£2 coin is a win­ner My mum has a gold coin com­mem­o­rat­ing the 1986 Com­mon­wealth Games in Ed­in­burgh. What can you tell us about it? An­nie Win­ship, via email This is po­ten­tially fairly valu­able. The “head” side of your coin shows a por­trait of Queen El­iz­a­beth II and was de­signed by Ralph David Mak­louf. If it is one of the £2 coins I am think­ing of, and in good con­di­tion, it might be worth €600. Do your re­search if you are go­ing to sell – look at col­lec­tors’ on­line forums, pop to the li­brary or maybe even at­tend a spe­cial­ist auc­tion of rare coins to get an ap­praisal. If us­ing an auc­tion site set a re­al­is­tic re­serve price. List it cor­rectly and let the mar­ket de­cide the price.

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