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Battle of Britain Commemorative Coin

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Battle of Britain Commemorative Coin

The Battle of Britain $5 Commemorative Coin was issued by the Republic of the Marshall Islands in 1990 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. This cupro-nickel coin is legal tender of Republic of Marshall Islands, which was one of the key battlegrounds in the Allies’ march across the Pacific during World War II. The Coin symbolizes the courage of the gallant air crews of the Royal Air Force and the esteem their legend continues to inspire throughout the world.

The Obverse of the coin, designed by David K. Stone, depicts a stalwart RAF pilot with his swift spitfire. The deadly fighter plane which exemplifies, to this day, Britain’s fierce determination in defense of freedom.

On the reverse of the coin is the national seal of the Marshall Islands which appears on all its coinage. The motto, “Jepilpilin Ke Ejukaan”, means “Accomplishment Through Joint Effort”. The design centers on the national symbol, the spirit bird of peace.

Includes original pamphlet detailing the history of the battle.

*Note* Coin received may slightly vary from that pictured however, year, grade and coin type will all match.

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