To remember, the role and contribution of the Royal Navy in the WW1

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Specifications

Issued 2015
Diameter 28.4mm
Weight 12g
Composition Outer: nickel-brass 76% copper, 4% nickel, 20% zinc
Composition Inner: Cupro-nickel 75% copper, 25% nickel
Obverse Jody Clark, Ian Rank-Broadley (sets)
Reverse David Rowlands
Edge Milled
Inscription The sure shield of Britain
Mintage 650,000
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Design details:


Two different obverses of this coin were minted one with the 1998-2015 portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (only in sets and from HMS Belfast) and one with the new portrait of the Queen by Jody Clark. There is also die-break variety which has added something that resembles a flag to the top of the mast.

Commemoration marking the centenary of the First World War continues with a United Kingdom 2 coin that honours the Royal Navy. With a detailed design featuring a mighty battleship, this official coin captures the strength of a force whose contribution to victory in the First World War deserves to be remembered.
 

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