Sunday, 13 March 2011
Battle of Midway 1942
The Perth Mints Battle of Midway, The Battle of Midway (1942) was fought near the Pacific island of Midway, and is considered a turning point in the Second World War. Released in 2011 and the fifth in the series no more than 5,000 of these silver proof coins have been minted.
The Famous Naval Battlesa series of five silver proof coins depicts five famous battles from history, starting with the release of the first coins The Battle of Salamis in 480BC and The Battle of Trafalgar 1805, and ending with The Battle of Hampton Roads 1862, The Battle Of Juttland 1916 and finally The Battle Of Midway 1942. Each silver proof coin is housed in a case and comes with an illustrated shipper, also each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.