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End of the Second World War Silver £5 Coin Cover

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The Royal Mint's newly issued End of the Second World War Silver Proof £5 Coin in a protective capsule.

Presented with the End of the Second World War Miniature Sheet and postmarked with a special handstamp marking the 75th anniversary of VJ Day.

A limited edition of just 750 individually numbered Coin Covers.

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

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

The Miniature Sheet is postmarked with a special and exclusive peace-themed handstamp commemorating the 75th anniversary of VJ Day.

Its four stamps feature memorials in Jerusalem and Rangoon, as well as Runnymede and Plymouth in the UK, alongside the collection’s title in stone carved lettering.

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

A limited edition of just 750.

Coin specifications

  • Alloy 925Ag Sterling Silver
  • Production standard Proof
  • Weight 28.28g
  • 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