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2024 80th Anniversary of D-Day £5 Coin Cover

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Commemorate the historic 80th anniversary of D-Day with this limited-edition £5 coin cover

The 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings in 2024 marks a pivotal moment in World War II history, commemorating the largest seaborne invasion ever undertaken. This significant milestone honours the bravery and sacrifice of the Allied forces who stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, a decisive operation that led to the liberation of Western Europe from Nazi occupation. The anniversary serves as a solemn reminder of the cost of freedom and the enduring spirit of international cooperation and unity. To mark this historic 80th anniversary, a limited-edition coin cover has been released.

At the heart of the cover is a newly minted 2024 D-Day coin accented in pure silver and boasting an impeccable proof-like finish. Designed by renowned artist Sandra Deiana, known for her work with The Royal Mint, the reverse of the coin features a poignant scene on one of Normandy's landing beaches. It depicts a group of uniformed soldiers navigating through the English Channel's turbulent waters, under the watchful guard of naval vessels and the support from the skies with paratroopers and Allied air forces. On the coin's obverse is an official portrait of Charles III, whose grandfather, George VI, was reigning during the war and played a crucial role in uplifting the morale of the British people. This portrait, facing left and approved by the King himself, is the work of engraver Jody Clark, celebrated for crafting the UK’s last coinage portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.

Adding to the cover’s appeal is the inclusion of a 1/2d stamp from the reign of King George VI, along with a 1st class stamp from the reign of King Charles III. The latter stamp has been postmarked at the outset of the 80th anniversary year, specifically on 1st January 2024, using a specially designed handstamp, confirming the exclusive edition limit of just 2,024 covers.

The substantial collector interest in military commemoratives, combined with the exclusive worldwide edition limit, presents two compelling reasons why this limited-edition coin cover is poised to sell-out quickly. Act without delay to secure yours!

Key Issue Information:

  • Limited-edition £5 coin cover issued to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day
  • Features a brand-new £5 coin depicting a poignant scene on one of Normandy’s landing beaches, expertly struck to a proof-like finish and accented in pure silver
  • Includes a 1/2d stamp from the reign of King George VI plus a 1st class stamp postmarked at the outset of the 80th anniversary year – 1st January 2024
  • Worldwide edition limit of 2,024 covers, with a quick sell-out expected
  • Elegantly housed in a luxury presentation folder accompanied by a certificate of authenticity

Stamps: 2019 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Postmark Date: 1st January 2024

Cover Edition Limit: 2,024

Coin Metal: Copper plated in Pure Silver

Coin Finish: Proof-Like

Coin Weight: 25.00g

Coin Diameter: 38.61mm

Coin Country of Issue: Alderney


Delivery via Royal Mail

Estimated Delivery Time: 7-10 Working Days

Delivery available throughout the United Kingdom




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