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End of the Second World War Gold £5 Coin Cover

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A treasured addition to any coin, stamp or historic memorabilia collection.

The Royal Mint’s newly issued Gold Proof £5 coin commemorating the End of the Second World War is presented in a protective capsule and paired with Royal Mail’s Miniature Sheet.

Strictly limited to 50 individually numbered editions.

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The most exclusive version of the End of the Second World War Coin Cover is strictly limited to just 50 worldwide.

This brand new Gold Proof £5 Coin released by The Royal Mint commemorates the 75th anniversary of the end of the war.

The coin has been struck using specially polished dies for a flawless ‘Proof’ finish with the mirrored and frosted relief detail favoured by coin collectors.

It is presented in a protective capsule and paired with the End of the Second World War Miniature Sheet postmarked with a special and exclusive peace-themed handstamp commemorating the 75th anniversary of VJ Day.

Its four stamps feature memorials honouring servicemen and women around the world who gave their lives to serve their country in the Second World War, as well as Yad Vashem in Jerusalem which commemorates the victims of the Holocaust.

Inside this beautifully illustrated collectible are articles compiled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission exploring the significance of the memorials.

Strictly limited to 50 editions.

Coin specifications

  • Alloy 916.7Au Red Gold
  • Production standard Proof
  • Weight 39.94g
  • Diameter 38.61mm
  • Denomination £5
  • Issuing authority The Royal Mint

Stamp specifications

  • First Class Yad Vashem, Jerusalem
  • First Class Runnymede Memorial, UK
  • £1.63 Plymouth Naval Memorial, UK
  • £1.63 Rangoon Memorial, Myanmar
  • Stamp format Landscape
  • Stamp size 60mm x 30mm
  • Miniature Sheet size 192mm x 74mm
  • Design Hat-trick Design
  • Printer International Security Printers
  • Print process Lithography
  • Perforations 14.5 x 14.5
  • Phosphor Bars as appropriate
  • Gum PVA