Join the Celebration with Great Britain’s 75th Anniversary of VE Day Coin
May 8, 1945 marked the end of World War II in Europe. It was proclaimed Victory in Europe Day — VE-Day. And in 2020 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of that glorious moment in time, Great’s Britain’s prestigious Royal Mint released a sentimental series of commemorative coins that capture the joyous celebrations that spread across the world following the surrender of Nazi Germany, thus bringing an end to the war in the European Theater.
At 3 pm on May 8th, 1945, Winston Churchill made a national radio broadcast announcing the end of World War II in Europe. Now known as VE (Victory in Europe) Day, it marked the end of nearly six years of battle. To honor the 75th Anniversary of VE day, Great Britain’s Royal Mint has struck a series of 2020-dated legal-tender commemoratives. Each features a joyful design of Londoners celebrating the news; a woman in the foreground holds up a newspaper announcing Victory in Europe. In this offer, you can secure this design on three different coins — a 12-gram silver proof and a 24-gram silver double-thick Piedfort proof, each struck in 92.5% fine silver with an outer ring plated in gold, and a 15.96-gram gold proof struck in 91.67% fine gold with an outer ring plated in red gold.
Each 2020 Great Britain 75th anniversary of VE Day Coin available here also comes graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) in near-perfect Proof-69 Ultra Cameo (PF69UC) condition, a distinction that means these almost-flawless coins showcase impressive full strikes and indistinguishable imperfections — well above and beyond the quality of the vast majority of coins in the series. In addition, NGC has NGC has certified that these proofs are First Releases (FR) coins, a designation that means these coins were received by NGC or an NGC-approved depository within the first 30 days of their release. Each coin will also be sonically sealed in an acrylic holder with an exclusive Tower Bridge label.
Whether you lived through the days of World War II, studied it in school or are a student of history, these poignant coins will make the perfect addition to your collection. These 2020 Great Britain Gold & Silver 75th anniversary of VE Day Three-Piece Proof Set are extremely limited, so secure yours now and celebrate 75 years of Victory in Europe!
75th ANNIVERSARY OF VE DAY – These coins commemorate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day. The design depicts a portion of the London crowd celebrating the historic event and features rays emanating from the center to symbolize a sense of hope after the hard-fought victory. Queen Elizabeth II, who was a 19-year-old princess at the time, graces the coin’s obverse.
STRUCK IN SILVER & GOLD – The 12-gram silver proof and 24-gram silver double-thick Piedfort proof were each struck in 92.5% Sterling silver with an outer ring plated in gold. The 15.96-gram gold proof was struck in 91.67% (22 karat) fine gold with an outer ring plated in red gold.
UNIQUE EDGE-LETTERING – A unique addition to these coins is edge lettering that reads “JUST TRIUMPH AND PROUD SORROW” taken from King George VI’s VE Day broadcast.
LEGAL TENDER IN GREAT BRITAIN – Each coin in this three-piece set is £2 (two pounds) legal tender in Great Britain and measures 28.4 mm in diameter.
NEAR-PERFECT PROOF CONDITION – The coins in your 2020 Great Britain Gold & Silver 75th anniversary of VE Day Three-Piece Proof Set have been graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) in near-perfect Proof-69 Ultra Cameo (PF69UC) condition.
KEY FIRST RELEASES CERTIFICATION – NGC has certified that these proofs are First Releases (FR) coins, meaning that they were among the first struck by the mint and were verified within the first 30 days of issue. Each will come sonically sealed in an acrylic holder with an exclusive Tower Bridge label.
LOW LIMITED MINTAGE – The Royal Mint has set low edition limits for these 75th anniversary of VE Day Proofs. The 12-gram silver proof has a maximum mintage of 7,250, the 24-gram silver proof has a mintage of 1,945, and the 15.96-gram gold proof is limited to just 661.
Join the celebration with the 2020 Great Britain Gold & Silver 75th anniversary of VE Day Three-Piece Proof Set. Order yours now!