New Military Coins from The Royal Mint
New Military Coins from The Royal Mint

D-Day Competition

D-Day was the beginning of Operation Overlord, the mission to gain a foothold in France and begin the liberation of Europe. With so much at stake, D-Day required extensive planning and a huge amount of resource and international coordination.

Walk the corridors where D-Day history was made…

With the official 75th Anniversary of the D-Day landings approaching, in partnership with Imperial War Museums (IWM), we are giving away two tickets to the Churchill War Rooms, as well as a limited edition Silver Proof D-Day UK £2 coin.

Uncover the secrets of the largest amphibious assault in military history beneath the streets of Westminster at the underground nerve centre where Winston Churchill and his inner circle directed the Second World War.

Answer this question correctly by 15th June 2019 to be in with a chance of winning…


Which were the main British landing beaches on D-Day?

  1. Gold and Sword
  2. Utah and Omaha
  3. Juno and Omaha

Competition is now closed.

Good luck to everyone that entered!


The promoter of this competition is The Royal Mint Limited of Llantrisant, Pontyclun, United Kingdom CF72 8YT (“The Royal Mint”). Any promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or any other social media platform used by The Royal Mint as part of the promotion.

The competition opens on 1st June 2019 and closes on 15th June 2019 at 11:59hrs BST. Any entries received before the opening or after the closing dates/times will not be included and no correspondence will be entered into.

One winner will be selected at random from all eligible entrants and will be notified by email.  Names may also be announced on Facebook.  Where possible the draw will take place within 48 hours of the competition closing.

The winner will receive two tickets to the Churchill War Rooms, and a limited edition D-Day UK £2 Silver Proof Coin.

Winners will be selected using an online independent True Random Number Generator.

Once the winner has been notified, they will 48 hours to respond to claim their prize and confirm their address for delivery. If the winner fails to claim their prize, or chooses not to claim it, the prize will be forfeited and a new winner drawn. The winner may be asked to participate in any related publicity to the prize and/or asked to write a review of the prize.

To enter this competition, you must correctly answer the question posed by The Royal Mint on the competition page. 

The competition is only open to residents of the United Kingdom. You must be 16 years of age or older to be entered into the competition. Only one entry per household in respect of the competition will be accepted. There is no purchase necessary to enter the competition.

There is no cash alternative and the prize is non-refundable and non-transferable and cannot be used in conjunction with any offer. The prize will be sent to the winner by 30th June 2019. Transport to and from the Museum and overnight accommodation are not part of the prize.

This competition is not open to employees of The Royal Mint or their immediate family. Competition entry is not conditional to consenting to marketing.

Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions and agreed to be bound by them when they are entered into the competition. All decisions made by The Royal Mint relating to this competition are final and binding.

Under no circumstances will The Royal Mint be responsible for any loss, damages, costs or expenses arising from or in any way connected with any errors, defects, interruptions, malfunctions or delays in the promotion of the competition or acceptance of the prize.


The Royal Mint will not be responsible, unless required by law, for any loss, changes, costs or expenses which may arise in connection with this competition and The Royal Mint can cancel or alter the competition at any stage.

The Imperial War Museums (“IWM”) have partnered with The Royal Mint, to supply the tickets to the Churchill War Rooms. The Royal Mint reserves the right to replace the prize with an alternative prize of equal or higher value if circumstances beyond The Royal Mint's control makes it necessary to do so. IWM is not involved or a partner to the management or execution of this competition and prize. Any promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with IWM.

The information submitted in the competition entry are for the following purposes: to enter the competition; so that we can contact you to inform you of the outcome of the competition; so that we can contact you regarding any publicity requests; so that we may reach you via social media platforms; and as a method of contact for any related or future promotions if you choose to opt in to marketing communications.

Personal data supplied during the course of this promotion will only be processed as set out in The Royal Mint’s Privacy Policy.

The competition will be governed by English law and entrants to the competition submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts.

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