2017 British Aviation Silver Proof Piedfort First World War £2 Coin. Struck in sterling silver, this double thickness coin comes in a presentation box with a certificate of authenticity as issued by The Royal Mint.
Limited mintage of only 2,000 coins.
This is the fourth coin in the series taking us from outbreak to armistice.
This coin is the perfect gift for historians and military buffs as well as service personnel.
This is the fourth coin in a five coin series by the Royal Mint marking the great service and sacrifice that men and women paid in protecting Great Britain in the First World War. This 2017 Aviation £2 coin pays homage to The Royal Flying Corp who protected the skies over the Unitied Kingdom from the enemy.
The edge inscription of the coin reads “The sky rained heroes”.
The obverse of the coin shows the Jody Clark portrait of Queen Elizabeth II and the inscription ELIZABETH II · D · G · REG · F · D · 2 POUNDS · 2017 ·
Designed by the Tangerine Design in conjunction with the Imperial War Museum, the engraving features a pilot and an airman taking photographs of the ground below.
|Obverse Designer||Jody Clark|
|Edge Inscription||THE SKY RAINED HEROES|
|Mint||The Royal Mint|
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