This affordable Uncirculated coin and note set honors legendary statesman Sir Winston Churchill, who served Great Britain as prime minister from 1940-1945 and again from 1951-1955. Guiding Britain from the brink of defeat to victory during WWII, this inspirational leader devised the triumphant Allied war strategy as a member of the “Big Three” along with U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin. Churchill was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1953.
You’ll receive a large cupro-nickel 1965 British crown featuring Churchill and issued during the year of his death – the first time a non-monarch was depicted on a British coin. You’ll also get the first-ever British polymer note – a 5 Pound 2015 issue depicting Churchill on the 50th anniversary of his passing. The back includes images of Queen Elizabeth II, the Elizabeth Tower with the Big Ben clock and a Nobel Prize medal (Churchill received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953). Numerous security features are contained in the note. This historic collector-quality set comes in a custom presentation card – Order today.
- Year: Mixed Years
- Countries: Great Britain
- Product Type: Sets
- Presentation: With Holder