1st April 2018 marked the 100th Anniversary of the Royal Air Force.
To celebrate the occasion, The Royal Mint released a new £2 coin that features what I’m sure you’ll agree is the RAF’s greatest-ever aircraft, The Spitfire.
The Spitfire first took flight in 1936 and it’s sleek, streamlined fuselage, beautiful wing shape, and Rolls Royce Merlin engine made it the most graceful fighter aircraft ever designed.
This one is “extra-special” because it is The Royal Mint’s flagship Silver Piedfort issue – they are double the normal thickness of a standard coin. It is a tradition that dates back centuries when such Piedfort pieces were struck exclusively for Royalty and dignitaries.
Twice the Silver. Less than HALF the edition.
Today Piedfort coins are still recognised as The Royal Mint’s most prestigious silver releases with a sell-out history to match. That’s because you don’t just own twice the silver but you also own a coin with LESS THAN HALF the edition limit of the standard Silver Proof Coin.
Only 3,000 available worldwide and struck from 925/1000 Sterling Silver with fine gold plate to a pristine Proof Finish, the reverse features Richard & Neil Talbot’s design of the Supermarine Spitfire.
Each coin comes in its own Official Royal Mint Presentation Case and with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Secure yours today with a deposit of just £25.
And don't forget, this coin has a limited edition presentation of just 3,000, a significantly lower edition limit than the standard silver proof issue, so it won't be available for long.
Best of all, the UK 2018 RAF Centenary Spitfire Silver Piedfort £2 can be yours today for an initial payment of just £25 (followed by just 4 more interest free monthly instalments of £25).
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UK 2018 RAF Spitfire Silver Proof Piedfort £2
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- Weight: 24g
- Diameter: 28.4mm
- Metal: Inner - .925 Silver, Outer - .925 Silver with Fine Gold Plating
- Limited Edition Presentation: 3,000
- Obverse: Jody Clark
- Reverse: Richard and Neil Talbot
- Denomination: £2
- Finish: Proof
- Country of issue: United Kingdom
- Year of issue: 2018