250TH ANNIVERSARY OF ROBERT BURNS. 1759 - 2009
Coin, enclosed within a First Day Cover, issued by the Royal Mint in original package, and in pristine condition.
Robert Burns was a Scottish poet and lyricist who is widely regarded as a great literary figures in British history. Burns night is celebrated each year with a traditional Haggis supper on his birthday, 25th January and is more widely observed in Scotland than the official national day, St. Andrew's Day. The reverse design of this £2 coin features an extract from Auld Lang Syne, Burns' most famous work.