75th Anniversary of D-Day Coins

Wednesday, 9 January 2019  |  Gareth

One of the biggest military operation in history, D-Day was a monumental task which took years of planning by leaders around the globe. Three individual's leadership and tactical nous helped mastermind the success of D-Day and turn the tide of war.

75 years on, three special £2 coins to remember the masterminds behind such an ambitious military assault are to be released.

The first coin in the series features Sir Winston Churchill with a line from one of his famous speeches “We Shall Never Surrender” in the border.

The second coin in the series features King George VI with a line from one of his famous speeches “The Great Crusade Sets Forth” in the border.

The third coin in the series features General Bernard Montgomery with a line from one of his famous speeches “Let Us Go Forward To Victory” in the border.

This coins have been struck on behalf of the Isle of Man Government to uncirculated standard and is available loose or in a plush blue presentation box.

 

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