Product Description For Churchill IOM Silver Coin 2005 Uncirculated:
This listing is for one uncirculated:
Sir Winston Churchill
60th Anniversary Of The End Of World War II
Isle Of Man
2005 1 Crown Legal Tender
LIMITED MINTAGE OF 10,000
Commemorative Coin Uncirculated
In Clear Circular Protective Capsule With Certificate Of Authenticity New In Box
The diameter of this finely struck and detailed coin is 38.60 mm and it weighs 28.20 gms. This silver coin is struck four times to achieve the legendary Pobjoy ‘Proof’ finish!!!
This coin (38.60 mm in diameter) is much larger than both USA quarter (24.26 mm in diameter) and USA half dollar (30.61 mm in diameter).
The Isle of Man Government has approved the release of this outstanding coin. This coin celebrates the memory of Winston Spencer Churchill sixty years after his famous Victory Salute at the end of the Second World war in May 1945. 2005 is also fifty years since he resigned as Prime minister of the United Kingdom in April 1955 and forty years since his death on January 24, 1965.
The front of this exceptional coin carries a portrait of Sir Winston Churchill giving his famous “V” for Victory salute. The front also has the wording “60th Anniversary End – Of World War II, 1945” in the surround and the value of 1 Crown at the base. Engraved on Churchill’s right chest are “SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL.”
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Beautiful reeded edge.
The back shows a fine effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS FSNAD.
This coin is struck to the highest PROOF quality. The design on each coin is in relief with a glorious mirror-finish background.
METAL 925 SILVER
FACE VALUE 1 CROWN
DIAMETER 38.60 MM
WEIGHT 28.28 GMS
ISSUE LIMIT 10,000
Background Info For Sir Winston Churchill:
Few men in history have achieved so much success in their lifetimes as Sir Winston Churchill, who during his career was a soldier, journalist, author, politician, orator, statesman, painter, and historian. On the brink of defeat at the end of World War II through great leadership, oratory and vision this great parliamentarian rallied the free world. Importantly, he inspired the British people through their darkest hour towards final victory.
His soaring rhetoric during the yearlong period during which Great Britain stood alone against the Nazi war machine stirred a nation and indeed the world. His words bear recalling, particularly at this moment in time:
“Hitler knows that he will have to break us in this island or lose the war. If we can stand up to him, all Europe may be free and the life of the world may move forward into broad, sunlit uplands. But if we fail, then the whole world, including the United States, including all that we have known and cared for, will sink into the abyss of a new Dark Age made more sinister, and perhaps more protracted, by the lights of perverted science. Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say: ‘This was their finest hour.’ “(June 1940)
Disclaimers For This Churchill IOM Silver Coin 2005 Unc.:
We enlarged photos in this listing to show details.
Pardon glare and reflections in photos. Look carefully at photos and you will see the camera lens and fingers reflected off the mirror-like surfaces of the coin!
Coin may have superficial scratches and/or minor wear of finish and/or nicks from way these coins are stacked at the mint.
Also, coin may have minor spotting and/or oxidation.
Noteworthy, coin you receive may vary somewhat from that shown but will be in same general condition.
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