Liberation Memento Coin 75th Anniversary Channel Islands Guernsey Jersey Force 135 Limited Edition
Force 135 was a combined military and naval flotilla tasked with liberating the Channel Islands from the German occupation during World War 2. Guernsey and Jersey were liberated and freed on 9th May 1945. The other islands were liberated soon afterwards.
As these are LIMITED EDITION ISSUE, the reverse of each of the professional coin slab protective cases will have their own unique Holographic sticker showing the unique coin issue number.
The Channel Islands were the only part of the British Isles to fall to, and be occupied by the German Forces, 10 days before the start of the Battle of Britain in July 1940. To commemorate the 75th Liberation of Guernsey and Jersey, we have commisioned a series of collectible items to treasure, honouring both the liberating troops within Force 135, and the Islanders that had endured years of occupation, including this metal pressed double sided coin.
One side of the coin represents the two main Channel Islands of Guernsey and Jersey, with island map outlines, and the 75th symbol commemorating the years of freedom when the coin was produced. (2020). The rear side shows the 3D relief of the St Peter Port Church in Guernsey, with HMS Bulldog in the harbour, the date of liberation and 'Operation Nest Egg'. which Force 135 were involved in to liberate the islands.
This Guernsey Produced limited edition Memento Coin is supplied as a presentation pack, with the coin case attached to a pretective sleeved information card. . The glossy information card is double sided, One side showing the image in the background of the crowds celebrating outside Hotel Pomme D'Or in Jersey, the other side shows the crowds celebrating in St Peter Port. Both card sides have historic information about the Liberation by FORCE 135.
This Memento coin is base iron with pressed antique silver 3D Nickel plating finish with touches of colour, size is 40mm and 3mm thick. There is a printed silver metallic header insert above the coin in the case with the unique serial issue number on the reverse side.
AVAILABLE NOW, so order to secure this very limited edition item.
10% OF EVERY SALE WILL BE DONATED TO THE ARMED FORCES CHARITY SSAFA WHO SUPPORT CURRENT AND EX SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN AND THEIR FAMILIES.
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£18.00 Regular Price