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Which British Coin Has Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants Around The Rim?




The UK coin which has the words "Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants" Around The Rim is the 2 coin.


The phrase originates from Isaac Newton who wrote "If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants", to fellow scientist Robert Hooke in 1676.


The 2 coin was first introduced in 1997. It is the first coin to be made of two metals. The outside is made from nickel-brass whilst the inside is made from cupro-nickel.


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