Product Code: L6C21800
Pobjoy Mint have managed to secure the last 395 Proof Sterling Silver Piedfort 50 pence coins to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. To avoid any disappointment order today and be one of very few coin collectors to own this magnificient coin.
To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, Pobjoy Mint is proud to release this special 2019 Proof Sterling Silver Piedfort 50p on behalf of the Government of Gibraltar.
During World War II, the Battle of Normandy resulted in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany's control. Code named Operation Overlord, the battle began on 6th June 1944, also known as D-Day.
The design shows the coastline of Normandy with the five beaches involved in the invasion indicated on the land. The three national flags of the Allied Forces (United States of America, United Kingdom and Canada) are shown. Above this, the wording ‘1944-2019 D-DAY’ is shown below the outline of a World War II ship indicating the anniversary.
On this day some 156,000 American, British and Canadian troops landed on fives beaches along a 50 mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France’s Normandy region. The invasion was one of the largest amphibious military assaults in history and required extensive planning. The amphibious landings were preceded by extensive aerial and naval bombardment and an airborne assault with the landing of 24,000 US, British and Canadian airborne troops shortly after midnight. Allied infantry and armoured divisions began landing on the coast of France at 0630 hours.
Pobjoy Mint Couped Effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with the inscription completed in Latin reading 'ELIZABETH II BY THE GRACE OF GOD, QUEEN OF GIBRALTAR". The coin inscription includes the year date.
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