How to spot if you've got a rare Charles Dickens £2 coin. The coin was minted in , with over 8 million of these coins being made to. How rare is this coin? Scarcity: 8,, Charles Dickens £2 coins were minted showing the date The coins not held in private collections can be received. The Charles Dickens design is the thirtysecond rarest £2 coin in circulation and has a value of 2 pounds, but collectors of coins currently pay £* to own.