RAF100 Royal Mint Centenary RAF Badge 2018 – UK £2 Silver Proof Coin

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A Silver Tribute to the Royal Air Force

In 1918, The Royal Mint was striking the medals that paid tribute to the brave men and women of the Royal Air Force who played their part as the First World War drew to a close. Now, 100 years later, we are proud to join the RAF in their centenary celebrations, striking five coins for a patriotic collection that will mark this important milestone.

This is the first coin in the collection to be released and its reverse design was created by The Royal Mint’s own Rhys Morgan. Rhys was inspired to use the badge of the RAF with the rousing motto ‘Per Ardua Ad Astra’ meaning ‘Through Adversity to the Stars’. This edition of the £2 coin has been struck in sterling silver and finished to Proof standard. As an official licensed product of the Royal Air Force the coin comes with a booklet created in collaboration with their experts and includes specially sourced imagery and information.

 

  • The first of five official UK coins struck for the RAF100 celebrations
  • Join this celebration of a significant milestone in aviation, military and British history
  • Part of a limited edition collection that will be incredibly popular – secure your coin today
  • Fully licensed by the Royal Air Force and created in collaboration with their experts
  • Struck in sterling silver and finished to Proof standard – the highest grade of finish for commemorative coins
  • an RAF badge design created by Royal Mint graphic designer, Rhys Morgan
  • Just 7,500 coins are available in this Limited Edition Presentation

 

RAF Centenary Badge 2018 UK £2 Silver Proof Coin

Denomination£2
Maximum Coin Mintage12000
AlloyInner: .925 sterling silver. Outer: .925 sterling silver plated with fine gold
Weight12.00g
Diameter28.40mm
Reverse DesignerRhys Morgan
Obverse DesignerJody Clark
Edge InscriptionPer Ardua ad Astra
QualityProof
Year2018
Pure Metal TypeSilver

Additional information

Weight80 g
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