Royal Mail

RAF Centenary Coin Cover

Catalogue code
AN153

Limited edition of just 12,000. Individually numbered.

Contains the six aircraft stamps spanning the RAF’s 100-year history together with four coins depicting three of its iconic aircraft as well as the Sea King helicopter.

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Released on 17 September 2018
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£45.00

Limited edition of just 12,000. Individually numbered.

Contains four coins specially struck by The Royal Mint featuring the following:- the Spitfire, Vulcan, Sea King helicopter and the Lightning and also the six aircraft stamps spanning the RAF’s 100-year history.

The reverse of the coin is designed by Richard Talbot and Neil Talbot. Obverse features the portait of Her Majesty The Queen by Jody Clark. Edge lettering: Per Ardua ad Astra.

The stamps are cancelled with a Cosford, Shifnal postmark.

The inside of the pack explains the circumstances behind the creation of the RAF and how it evolved in the inter-war years through innovation and technology.

There is also a brief description of the Sea King and aircraft that are depicted on the Royal Mint coins as well as a feature on the RAF100 appeal - a joint venture between the Royal Air Force and four major RAF charities.

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