D-Day Limited Edition Pegasus - Silver Proof 1oz Coin

Product Code: L6722300

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£41.63
(Excl. VAT)

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Coin Highlights

  • Limited edition Pegasus coin issued with special Privy Mark
  • Limited to 1,944 Fine 999. Silver Proof 1oz coins worldwide
  • Struck on Thursday 6th June 2019 to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day
  • Exclusive Pobjoy Portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II

Description

Pobjoy Mint is excited to announce the release of a new Pegasus coin with a very special Privy Mark to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day.  The New Limited Edition Pegasus includes a unique Privy Mark showing a Paratrooper with the year date ‘1944’ incused into the canopy. To make the coins even more prestigious they are being struck on Thursday 6th June 2019 to remember those who made so many sacrifices on that date 75 years ago.

The Privy Mark itself shows a Paratrooper parachuting down towards Pegasus to symbolise those paratroopers who risked their lives to take Pegasus Bridge during World War II.  Originally named the Benouville Bridge, it was renamed Pegasus Bridge on 26th June 1944 in honour of being the first objective taken by the airborne troops in the Normandy campaign.  As the badge of the regiment to which the paratroopers belonged featured the winged horse, Pegasus Bridge was an obvious choice.

This particular day, and therefore the coin, has a particular significance to the Pobjoy family as Derek Pobjoy’s Uncle Dennis was actually one of those very paratroopers who parachuted into enemy territory at the very start of “the longest day” which is why Pobjoy Mint has chosen to issue this special coin.


 

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The obverse features the Pobjoy exclusive effigy design of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. In order to maintain the exclusivity of this piece, no more than 1,944 of the 1oz Fine 999. Silver coins will be produced.  Each coin will be accompanied by a special certificate which will be numbered to accentuate the exclusivity of this coin.

Pegasus is one of the best-known creatures in Greek mythology and is probably the defining symbol of British airborne forces and internationally recognised as the classical image of an armed man being delivered into battle by air.  The original image that appears on the badge of Bellerophon riding the flying horse was chosen after being suggested by the author Daphne du Maurier who was the wife of a wartime commanding officer of the 1st Airborne Division.

Metal Silver Proof 1oz Coin
Diameter 38.60mm
Weight 31.103gms
Issue Limit 1944

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