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2018 Defence of Our Skies Colour Quarter Sovereign
The 2018 Defence of Our Skies Colour Quarter Sovereign

One of the range of the world’s first ever colour quarter sovereign, struck in 22 carat gold.  The coin features the Union Flag in full colour and the iconic aircraft the Hawker Hurricane Mk1.  The quarter sovereign is 14 mm in diameter and weighs 2 grams.  It’s original mintage limitation was just 4,999 and is sold out as a single coin.

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The 2018 Defence of the Skies 5oz £50 Sovereign
The 2018 Defence of the Skies 5oz £50 Sovereign

One of the range of the world’s first Defence of Skies colour sovereigns, struck in 22 carat gold.  The coin features the Union Flag in full colour and a Avro Lancaster B MkI (Special) of 617 squadron.   The £50 sovereign is 65mm in diameter and weighs 5 oz.  Its original mintage limitation was just 19 and it is sold out.

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Original Price:  $19,999
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If  The Defence of Our Skies Deluxe Sovereign Set (Struck on the Day Only)
The Defence of Our Skies Deluxe Sovereign Set -Struck on the Day

This beautiful set commemorated 100 years of the defence of Britain’s skies.  Struck to Proof quality,  the highest collector quality and in 22 carat gold.  This set comprised of a quarter, half and full sovereign.  The coins in this set was struck on 1st April 2018, the very day of the 100th Anniversary of the formation of the Royal Air Force and is one of only 99 such coins.

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Original Price: $1,999
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Other coins still available from this or similar ranges at the original price – limited stock!

    • Only issued for one year
    • ‘I’ mintmark on the reverse
    • The wartime emergency coin
    • The spirit of St George is what carried Britain through to VE-Day. This sovereign features the classical depiction of St George slaying the dragon and was minted in the last year of WWI
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    • World first – the first sovereign with a darkened Remembrance Gold finish
    • Worldwide availability of just 2,018 coins
    • Struck in solid 22 carat gold, layered with Remembrance Gold which produces a respectful darkened finish to most of the design
    • Features the Distinguished Service Order – in yellow 22 carat gold
    • Released to mark the centenary of The Armistice and the end of the First World War
    • Exclusive to Hattons of London
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    • Original British £1 banknote – the World War Two emergency issue, introduced the very same year as Dunkirk 1940 (and issued through the war until 1948) in Grade 5
    • Original British silver shilling and bronze penny of 1940 the very year of Dunkirk – the coins that would have been used by the very same servicemen rescued, and their rescuers, the captains and crew of the rescue boats.
    • The banknote and two original coins mean you own a “pound, shilling and pence” of the Dunkirk era
    • British gold sovereign of 2005, the 65th anniversary of Dunkirk, with a one-year-only version of St George that may have been a ‘silent commemoration’ of this anniversary, in BRILLIANT UNCIRCULATED quality
    • Limited to a maximum of 100 sets
    • Each set with numbered plaque and matching numbered Certificate of Authenticity
    • Informative illustrated booklet about the remarkable story of Dunkirk
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