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D-Day UK £2 Silver Proof Piedfort Coin 2019

Limited Edition Presentation of 2,000 – 75th Anniversary

  • Just 2,000 piedfort coins are available in this Limited Edition Presentation commemorating the 75th anniversary
  • Produced in collaboration with Imperial War Museums (IWM)
  • The only official UK coin to mark this anniversary
  • Issued as part of the 2019 Annual Sets
  • A limited-edition coin presented in a sleek black box
  • Uncover the secret operations which paved the way to D-Day in the fascinating story booklet accompanying the coin
Price: £110.00
  • No Longer Available
  • Product code: UK19DDPF

The Plan that Changed the War

In order to win the war, the Allies had to act decisively. A cross channel invasion was risky, but with a toehold on the mainland they could open a second front and liberate occupied Europe. On 6 June 1944 a huge armada sailed for Northern France. By nightfall, with the beachheads secured, the balance of power had taken a decisive shift.

To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the epic story of the Normandy landings is retold on a commemorative coin. Struck in 925 sterling silver and offered here as a prestigious piedfort edition, Royal Mint graphic designer Stephen Taylor captures the enormity of the operation within the roundel of a coin. A fitting tribute to those who planned and participated in the largest amphibious assault in military history.

Denomination £2
Maximum Coin Mintage 3010
Alloy Inner: .925 sterling silver. Outer: .925 sterling silver plated with fine gold
Weight 24.00 g
Diameter 28.40mm
Reverse Designer Stephen Taylor
Obverse Designer Jody Clark
Edge Inscription THE LONGEST DAY
Quality Proof
Year 2019
Shape Round

75th Anniversary of D-Day

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