100th Anniversary of the First World War Armistice

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Specifications

Issued 2018
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
Reverse Stephen Raw
Edge Milled
Inscription WILFRED OWEN KILLED IN ACTION 4 NOV 1918
Mintage ?
   
B.U pack
£10.00
03/04/18
Product code
UK18W1BU
 

Design details:


The Journey to Armistice

In 1918 the First World War came to an end as the Armistice was signed, bringing a silence to the battlefields. A century on, we remember the fallen and their sacrifice as part of our commemoration of the First World War, a five-year journey in coins from Outbreak to Armistice. The moment of the long-awaited ceasefire is our subject for 2018 and the final coins in the series. The design for the Armisitce £2 coin features poignant words taken from Wilfred Owen’s poem ‘Strange Meeting’.
 

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