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The NEW 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain Fine Silver Proof 5oz Coin


 
 
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The NEW 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain Fine Silver Proof 5oz Coin

 Featuring the legend of the skies - the Supermarine Spitfire!

  • Struck in Five Ounces of Fine Silver
  • Strictly limited to 250 worldwide
  • Includes deluxe Presentation Case

Now available to own exclusively from The Jubilee Mint, the BRAND NEW Battle of Britain Fine Silver Proof 5oz Coin has been issued to mark the 80th Anniversary of one of history’s most important military operations. Expertly struck in Five Full Ounces of 999/1000 Fine Silver to the most peerless Proof finish, this NEW Supersized coin features superb full colour images of the Supermarine Spitfire which played a vital role in securing victory against the German air force between July and October of 1940. On the coin’s obverse is an official portrait of Her Majesty the Queen who was 14 years old at the time of the aerial campaign. Widely regarded as a key turning point of the Second World War, the Battle of Britain is an anniversary worthy of commemoration, leading to a high demand for tributes. 
Metal: 999/1000 Fine Silver
Quality: Proof
Diameter:    65.00mm
Weight: 155.52g
Country of issue:
Solomon Islands  
Year of issue 2020
Denomination: Ten Dollars

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The NEW 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain Fine Silver Proof 5oz Coin

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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.