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This large gold medallion was issued to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Death of Sir Winston Churchill. The medallion is dated 2005 and was issued by The Royal Mint.
This stunning piece is struck from 22 carat (0.9167 fine) gold and contains a total of 8.625 troy ounces of the precious metal.
Only 40 of these medallion were issued. Each medallion comes complete with original box and certificate of authenticity.
A whole rash of commemorative Churchill medallions were issued after the death of the great man in 1965, and a further few on the centenary of his birth in 1974. These gold medallions vary greatly in size and quality. Some are very impressive, being struck in a large size, and with high relief giving great detail.
This Churchill medallion by The Royal Mint is unusual in that it is a modern piece, and this gives it a degree of rarity value.
Sir Winston Churchill is often described as the "greatest living Englishman". A man of many talents, he is known for being a soldier, politician, writer and an artist. He served as Prime Minister twice. His first term of office was from 1940 until 1945. He saw Britain through the Second World War, his words of courage helping the nation through the difficult time. His second term of office was from 1951-1955.
Our gold medallions are available at low premiums, making them ideal for investors wishing to expand their portfolio.
The obverse shows a portrait of Winston Churchill wearing a jacket and bow tie. St. Pauls' Cathedral is shown on the left, with crossed searchlights. This is to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II.
The legend reads:
40TH ANNIVERSARY 1965 - 2005
THE END OF THE CHURCHILL ERA
The engraver's initials DC can be seen on his sleeve.
The reverse of this Winston Churchill medallion features a crowd of people, waving Union Flags. Two symbolic lions can be found in the background.
The edge of the medal is plain except for a hallmark, the 'GS' sponsor's mark, and the issue number of the medallion (matching the number on the certificate).
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces||8.625|
|Fineness / Carat||0.917 / 22|
|Mint / Brand||The Royal Mint|
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.
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If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item, it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes; therefore, some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.
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