• 2020 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War Gold Proof £5 Coin reverse
  • 2020 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War Gold Proof £5 Coin obverse
  • 2020 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War Gold Proof £5 Coin in box
  • 2020 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War Gold Proof £5 Coin side view
  • 2020 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War Gold Proof £5 Coin specifications
  • 2020 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War Gold Proof £5 Coin rim inscription
  • 2020 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War Gold Proof £5 Coin reverse
  • 2020 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War Gold Proof £5 Coin obverse
  • 2020 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War Gold Proof £5 Coin in box
  • 2020 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War Gold Proof £5 Coin side view
  • 2020 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War Gold Proof £5 Coin specifications
  • 2020 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War Gold Proof £5 Coin rim inscription
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2020 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War Gold Proof £5 Coin

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This 2020 Gold Proof £5 Coin commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War. 

This coin was issued by The Royal Mint and produced in collaboration with Imperial War Museums. 

This proof coin is struck to a high standard and comes in a wooden presentation box, accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity. The coin is 22 carat (916.7 fine) gold.

Only 410 of the coins have been minted, with a limited edition presentation of just 225 coins. 

£2,600.00

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The End of the Second World War

Even though Victory in Europe was declared on 8th May, 1945, the war still continued in the Far East. The Empire of Japan continued to wage war against the Allies, with the Soviet Union finally declaring war against Japan on the 8th August. 

The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States finally forced them to surrender. At midnight on 14th August, Prime Minister Clement Attlee announced the news and the nation celebrated with street parties and bonfires. The world could now start to rebuild.

Victory over Japan (VJ) Day is celebrated on 15th August and 2020 marks its 75th anniversary.

Obverse

The obverse of the coin was designed by Jody Clark and features the fifth coinage effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. 

ELIZABETH II D G RED FID DEF 5 POUNDS

Reverse

The reverse was designed by Matt Dent and Christian Davies. It shows the words 'WAR' and 'PEACE'. The designers were inspired by inscriptions which are often found on war memorials. 

“We felt it was important to treat the characters in such a way that the word ‘peace’ visually dominates ‘war’, conveying a sense that the horror of war has passed and a new era of peace has arrived.”

The text reads:

WAR PEACE

THE END OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

1945  2020

Specification

MetalGold
Gold Weight Troy Ounces1.177
Fineness / Carat0.917 / 22
Mintage Figure410
Issue Limit225
Retail Price2,640
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
Reverse DesignerMatt Dent and Christian Davies
Issuing Monarch Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)
Mint / BrandThe Royal Mint
CountryUnited Kingdom
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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 gold 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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