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 celebrate. It was created to mark his th anniversary in The coin is no longer in circulation so is really a rare collector's item. You will find Charles Dicken's face. 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.