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The NEW 75th Anniversary of VE Day 24-Carat Gold-Plated Photographic Coin (Leaders Celebrate)


 
 
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The NEW 75th Anniversary of VE Day 24-Carat Gold-Plated Photographic Coin

Issued three quarters of a century since the Allies’ Victory in Europe

  • Plated in 24-carat gold
  • Featuring iconic 20th century image
  • Only 9,999 available worldwide

To coincide with the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day marking the end of the Second World War, a NEW commemorative coin is now available to own exclusively from The Jubilee Mint. Accented in rich 24-carat gold and measuring a full 44.00mm, this superb 2020-dated coin features a famous photograph of Prime Minister Winston Churchill, George VI and Queen Elizabeth waving to well-wishers from the balcony of Buckingham Palace on 8th May 1945, the day the war officially ended. The reverse also includes a series of Union Jacks, each enhanced in full colour, and an extract from Churchill’s well-known victory speech. An official portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, who was just 19 on VE Day but is now our longest-serving sovereign of all time, sits on the coin’s obverse. Includes Certificate of Authenticity, confirming its strict 9,999 worldwide mintage.

Metal: Iron with 24-Carat Gold-Plating
Quality:   Proof-like
Weight: 37.00g
Diameter:  44.00mm
Country of issue:  Solomon Islands (legal tender in Solomon Islands only) 
Denomination: Half Dollar
Year of issue: 2020

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The NEW 75th Anniversary of VE Day 24-Carat Gold-Plated Photographic Coin (Leaders Celebrate)

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Victory in Europe Day, or VE Day, on 8th May 1945 marks the official day the fighting in Europe came to an end following Germany’s unconditional surrender of its Armed Forces. After nearly 6 years, the long-awaited announcement that WWII was finally over prompted widespread celebrations not just across the UK, but all over the world. In 2020 we celebrate seventy-five years since this momentous day. To coincide with this historic landmark, the Early May Bank Holiday has officially moved for only the second time ever, from Monday 4th to Friday 8th May.
2020 marks the 80th anniversaries of some of the biggest battles that took place during World War II. The Battle of Britain, one of the deadliest conflicts, inevitably began on the 10th July 1940 following the German Luftwaffe making their first bomber attack on British ships in the English Channel. Airfields and harbours across the United Kingdom were bombed up until October of the same year, resulting in the loss of approximately 500 pilots. However, despite heavy losses, the battle is regarded as one of the most important Allied successes of the War. The legendary Spitfire and Hurricane aircraft have also become iconic symbols of victory for their role in preventing a full-scale German invasion.
This year we commemorate 80 years since the Battle of Dunkirk, history’s most ambitious wartime evacuation. Lasting between the 26th of May and 4th June 1940, the ‘Miracle of Dunkirk’ became a defining moment of World War Two. Widely regarded as the Allies’ most celebrated and biggest victories during the war, Sir Winston Churchill has been commended for his role in ‘Operation Dynamo’. The wartime Prime Minister initiated the rescue mission, which saw the successful evacuation of approximately 330,000 Allied troops, trapped and blocked by German forces on the beaches of Northern France.