With a heritage that dates back several centuries, the British Armed Forces are highly respected across the world. In tribute to all those that have bravely served and fought in conflicts, The Royal Mint proudly commemorates the notable anniversaries of the most important moments in British military history. From the Battle of Hastings in 1066 to the Normandy landings of 1944, we celebrate the heroes behind these epic battles and honour those that have defined our nation.
Limited Edition 2,000
Low worldwide mintage of 1,000 sets
Of the millions of soldiers that died during the First World War, many were recorded as missing in action battle concluded. A ceremony in 1920 paid tribute to those who never returned.
The 75th anniversary of VE Day
In 2020, we remember the first hopeful steps towards lasting peace and the promise of a brighter future with a commemorative £2 coin.