Blog — Silver Proof
Posted by Hannah Meneghini-Relf on
Peter Pan remains one of the most cherished and loved children’s stories of all time. Issued by the Isle of Man and developed in partnership with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH Charity), last year’s Peter Pan 50p coins saw unprecedented demand, with tens of thousands queuing to get their hands on them. In fact, in just a matter of months, through the sales of these Peter Pan 50ps, collectors raised over £250,000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital. And this month we saw the release of the second (and final) collection of exciting new British Isles 50p celebrating Peter Pan and the best-loved...
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Posted by David Whittaker on
2019 marks 75 years since the Normandy Landings which took place on 6th June 1944, also known as D-Day. It was the largest seaborne invasion in history. The operation laid the foundations of the Allied victory on the Western Front and the subsequent liberation of Nazi-controlled Europe. Three of the most influential people during Operation Neptune (AKA D-DAY), and World War II in its entirety, were Winston Churchill, General Bernard Montgomery and of course, King George VI. Each of these historical figures played a vital role in the Allied victory and delivering speeches that inspired the nation and boosted morale...
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- Tags: Coins, D-Day 75th Anniversary, Limited Edition, Silver Proof, WWII, £2 Coin, £2 Coins