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Sunday, March 6, 2011

England two pound

2 pounds, 2002
england 2 poundsWeight: 12gm
Metal: bimetallic copper nickel centre with nickel brass rim
Diameter: 28.35mm
Reverse: Celtic designs
Edge lettering: Standing on the shoulders of Giants.

This phrase " standing on the shoulders of giants" was famously cited by Isaac Newton and it means to carry forward the intellectual work done by thinkers of the past. We are like dwarfs on the shoulders of giants, so that we can see more and farther than they did.

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