UK 1944 Flown Sixpence D-Day Frame

UK 1944 Flown Sixpence D-Day Frame

Just 1,944 collectors have the rare opportunity to secure a 1944 Sixpence flown on board the Douglas C47 Dakota aircraft in the 80th anniversary year of D-Day.

This special D-Day Sixpence has been flown over Normandy on 2nd June 2024, taking off from Duxford Airfield, a significant location in the air defence strategy of the UK in WWII.

Here’s why you need one for your collection:

  • Features an original 1944 Silver Sixpence – struck in the year of the Normandy Landings
  • Flown on board a WWII Dakota aircraft – a plane pivotal to the success of D-Day
  • Over 1,000 of these planes were used during the 1944 operation to drop paratroopers and their supplies onto the Normandy beaches.
  • 1944-dated British coins have become extremely sought-after in the 80th anniversary year, but what makes this edition truly extraordinary is its profound journey.
  • Flown over Normandy in the 80th anniversary of D-Day – a true piece of history

But remember, just 1,944 of these special edition collector’s frames are available.

So click 'add to basket' now to secure yours now in time for their return. 

Or, if you would like to secure the flown coins WWII Half-Crowns that are SEVEN TIMES RARER, click here >>

Order Ref 185/195Y/0


  • Country of Issue: UK
  • Year of Issue: 1944
  • Coin Diameter: 19.3mm
  • Coin Weight: 2.83g
  • Obverse: George VI
  • Reverse: Crowned royal cypher
  • Metal: .500 Silver
  • Finish: Circulated
  • Edition limit: 1,944

Numismatic pieces should be owned primarily for collector interest.
The Westminster Collection does not offer them as an investment and makes no guarantees in terms of future value.

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