This year marks the centenary of the Royal Air Force, arguably the most important military anniversary to be celebrated in British history. In fact, there are numerous official events and ceremonies planned up and down the country to mark the occasion – including a service at Westminster Abbey with an RAF parade and flypast!
To mark this historic occasion, a brand new Official RAF Centenary Five Pound Proof Coin has just been issued - the ideal way to pay tribute to our Air Force and the brave men and women, past and present, who have served over the last 100 years to help defend our skies.
Officially approved by the MOD
Not only has this coin been approved for issue by the MOD, it has also been struck to the highest Proof standard you can find on a collectable coin.
The reverse design is highlighted in 24ct gold ink and features the RAF logo above three iconic aircraft which show the technological advancement of the RAF over the last 100 years; the Sopwith Camel, the Supermarine Spitfire and the Lockheed Lightning II.
Tiny Edition Limit
Your coin will also come displayed in a deluxe presentation case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity guaranteeing its place within the tiny edition of just 4,950 coins.
This really is the perfect heirloom to pass down to children and grandchildren to ensure the remarkable achievements of the RAF are never forgotten – secure yours now!
The RAF Centenary Five Pound Proof Coin
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- Country of Issue: Jersey
- Year of Issue: 2018
- Denomination: Five Pounds
- Metal: Cupro-Nickel with selective 24ct gold ink
- Diameter: 38.61mm
- Finish: Proof
- Obverse: Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS
- Reverse: Three Aircraft - Sopwith Camel, Supermarine Spitfire,
- Lockheed Lightning II
- Edition Limit: 4,950