The Official Lest We Forget Armistice Centenary Coin

The official First World War Armistice Centenary Coin of the Lest We Forget Association. Issued to mark 100 years since the end of the conflict and the centenary of Armistice in 2018

  • Officially endorsed by the Lest We Forget Association. A registered charity, the 'Lest We Forget' Association supports the welfare of disabled Armed Forces and Merchant Navy personnel, both active and otherwise, in hospital or at home

  • Full-colour red poppy – our national symbol of remembrance

  • Layered in pure 24-carat gold – one of the rarest and most precious metals in the world

  • Crown denomination – in keeping with the tradition of Commemorative Coin issues

  • Minted in collectors' Proof condition – the highest quality possible

  • Edition limited to just 19,999 coins worldwide

  • Each coin is individually numbered – making it unique to you  – the ultimate collectors' edition. The earliest orders receive the lowest edition numbers

  • An informative Certificate of Authenticity and presentation case are included FREE with your order

  • Coin measures 38.6mm in diameter

  • The official Lest We Forget Armistice Centenary Crown is exclusive to The Bradford Exchange

Crown Size: 38.6mm in diameter
£4.95

S&S: £2.99

£25.00 Introductory saving on the first coin. The remaining five coins in the set are £29.95 each
Comes with 14-day approval and money-back guarantee
Product Number:
426-COM14

Marking 100 Years since the end of the First World War - The Official Lest We Forget Armistice Centenary Coin 

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918, the guns finally fell silent. The First World War, the Great War, The War to end all Wars was finally over. Over eight million soldiers lost their lives – over a million of them British. Fathers, sons and grandsons all – they sacrificed their lives 'for King and country' – for a safer, more secure future for the generations that followed. In honour of their bravery and sacrifice, a new limited edition commemorative coin has been issued marking the centenary of the end of the First World WarThe Lest We Forget Armistice Centenary Golden Crown.

Uniquely numbered - the earliest orders will receive the lowest numbered coins

The Lest We Forget Armistice Centenary Coin is a special collectors limited edition issue. Each coin is individually numbered, meaning your coin is the only one with that number, which makes it completely unique to you. Yours is the one and only issue of its kind – the ultimate collectors' item. Orders will be handled in strict order of receipt and the first orders will receive the lowest numbered coins.

Proof Limited Edition Coin

Struck to the highest possible proof finish and limited to just 19,999 worldwide, The Lest We Forget Armistice Centenary Golden Crown features the Red Poppy, set against the backdrop of Flanders Field. Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae wrote the famous poem: 'In Flanders Fields' having been deeply moved by the profusion of wild red poppies which had flowered next to the graves of the fallen soldiers. The nation took both poem and flower to heart and to this day, the Poppy is our national symbol of Remembrance.

Own the coin today for just £4.95 as part of the 'First World War Centenary' Set 

This coin is just the first in the definitive First World War Centenary Crown Collection – a set of six gold-layered crowns commemorating the centenary of the First World War, officially endorsed by the Lest We Forget Association.

The good news is that you can order this first coin for just £4.95 (plus £2.99 S&H), saving you £25.00. In addition, you will automatically be guaranteed access to the five remaining coins in the set. Fully layered in pure 24-carat gold, each coin may be yours for just £29.95 + S&H, allowing you to complete the set easily and affordably. You are under no obligation to purchase further items and all orders are covered by Bradford Exchange's 14-day money-back guarantee. This offer is limited to one per UK household.

Each coin comes complete with a Certificate of Authenticity and is presented in an informative presentation case – completely FREE!

Limited to just 19,999 worldwide, each coin is uniquely numbered – the ultimate collectors' edition. Order now!

The Official Lest We Forget Armistice Centenary Coin features:

Denomination:

One Crown

Year of issue:

2014

Diameter:

38.6mm

Weight:

25 grams

Finish:

Fully layered in pure 24-carat gold

Accenting:

Full-colour Union Flag

Quality:

Proof

Edge:

Milled

Issuing authority:

Tristan da Cunha

Limited edition:

19,999 issued worldwide

Obverse:

Regal portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Commonwealth coin designer Joel Iskowitz.

Reverse:

A lone British soldier standing at a cross, with full-colour segment of the Union Flag behind and dates 1914-1918 below. The legend reads: AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING • WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

Significance:

The official First World War centenary coin of The Lest We Forget Association.

Why do we offer a saving on the first coin in a set?

  • We believe this is the best way to introduce you to a collection and trust that this first coin will assure you of the quality of craftsmanship and convince you that this is a collection not to be missed

  • By purchasing the first coin in this set you will be guaranteed access to the remaining five coins in the First World War Centenary Crown Collection

  • You can relax knowing that you will be able to complete your set, should you choose to do so. You're not at risk of an increase in the price on the remaining coins in your set, nor will you miss out on a coin due to a mint sell-out

  • Each coin will be sent to you to view entirely on approval and without obligation, at approximately monthly intervals

  • For your convenience you do not need to order each coin separately – simply pay for the coins you chose to keep as and when you receive them, using the credit or debit card on which your order was placed

  • You are under no obligation to purchase any of the remaining five coins in the set, and you may cancel your coin collection at any time

  • All orders are covered by Bradford Exchange's 14-day approval and money-back guarantee