New 50p coin marks VE Day anniversary

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27 April 2020
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A new coloured 50p coin, issued on behalf of the Government of Gibraltar, has been issued to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day, which marked the end of war in Europe.

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day, Pobjoy Mint has announced the release of a special Coloured Cupro Nickel Diamond Finished 50p coin on behalf of the Government of Gibraltar.

The coin's deisgn features the London skyline including St Paul’s Cathedral and the Palace of Westminster. Searchlights can be seen behind St Paul’s Cathedral.

Beneath the Skyline the national flags of the allies can be seen:

  • The United Kingdom
  • France
  • New Zealand
  • United States of America
  • Canada
  • Australia

The wording ‘VE DAY 75th Anniversary” is displayed at the top of the coin with the dates ‘1945-2020’ shown below. The wording ‘VE DAY’ is shown beneath the flags with the value below. 

The new 50p coin will be produced in Coloured Cupro Nickel Diamond Finish in a presentation pack, Coloured Proof Sterling Silver and Coloured Proof Sterling Silver Piedfort with a box and special certificate. 

Coin details…

 

Cupro-Nickel Diamond Finish 50p

Proof Sterling Silver 50p

Proof Sterling Silver Piedfort 50p

Item Code

L4C7660P

L6C24300

L6C24400

Issue Limit

7,500

4,950

995

Diameter

27.30mm

27.30mm

27.30mm

Weight

8.00gms

8.00gms

8.00gms

Release Date*

27/04/2020

20/04/2020

20/04/2020

Order Date**

27/04/2020

27/04/2020

27/04/2020

Product Delivery Date***

07/05/2020

07/05/2020

07/05/2020

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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