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What do the forum members think of the UK coin sets that come out every year? I've seen two sets available in recent years - one is the "definitive" set which has all commemorative designs on coins made from base metal and intended for circulation and the other an "annual" coin set which is more like a date set with high quality strikes of coins meant for circulation.

I haven't been buying the sets, but I do love the designs of most of the bimetallic 2 pound coins!

Related question, which one of the below would you rather have an MS 65 DPL or an MS 67 without the DPL designation?

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The definitive sets don't have all the commemorative coins in them they have the basic design coins that do not change every year

 

https://www.royalmint.com/our-coins/ranges/annual-sets/the-2017-united-kingdom-definitive-coin-set/

 

Some commoratives are included in the annual coin sets but even then it's not all of them

 

https://www.royalmint.com/our-coins/gifts/fathers-day/The-2018-United-Kingdom-Brilliant-Uncirculated-Annual-Coin-Set/

"The only way to own a selection of 2018 Brilliant Uncirculated commemorative and circulating coins"

Both sets are bu but are available in proof as well

doesnt dpl basically just mean it's shiny ?

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