The First World War Victoria Cross Commemorative Set
Commemorate the Centenary of the First World War with a limited edition Victoria Cross commemorative coin and medal set
Exclusively available from The Bradford Exchange – you won't find this edition anywhere else!
The medal is a full-scale 1:1 reproduction, faithfully crafted in bronze, with the patina and crimson ribbed ribbon, just like the original
This set has a strict edition limit of just 1,918 and is the perfect commemoration of the servicemen and women who defended Britain 100 years ago
A unique First World War Victoria Cross-inspired commemorative set, exclusive to The Bradford Exchange – In 2018 we commemorated the end of the First World War – the Great War, The War to end all Wars was finally over. Over eight million soldiers lost their lives – nearly a million of them British. One hundred years on a special commemorative set has been released paying tribute to the heroes of The Great War - The First World War Victoria Cross Commemorative Set.
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Armistice in 2018 The Victoria Cross Commemorative Set combines a limited-edition 1-ounce solid silver coin with an expertly crafted reproduction of the Victoria Cross medal.
The silver coin has been struck to the finest proof quality in 999/1000 Silver.
It features the outline of the Victoria Cross, a tribute to the bravery of the British soldiers who were bestowed with this great honour, many of whom gave their lives for our country in order to secure our freedom. From the design and drawing to the die-cutting, the Great War Silver Coin is a masterpiece of minting. It is crafted to a Proof finish – the highest quality possible struck not once, but twice onto a specially prepared mirrored surface. At the coin's centre is a depiction of HMS Colossus – one of Britain's most famous battleships to serve in the First World War. Around and behind are the fixed-wing fighter aircraft which helped to win back allied air superiority by 1916 and likely shortened the course of the war. The First World War Victoria Cross Commemorative Set contains a full-scale 1:1 Victoria Cross reproduction medal – a beautifully crafted representation of Britain's highest military award for valour.
Only 1,918 The Victoria Cross Commemorative Sets are available worldwide, exclusively through The Bradford Exchange.
World War One stands alone as the most significant conflict for the Victoria Cross. This historic commemorative set is certain to become a prized heirloom, handed down from children to grandchildren as they keep alive the heroic heritage of Britain's bravest soldiers, sailors and airmen.
Celebrating those individuals who achieved the highest award for valour, the First World War Victoria Cross Commemorative Set will have strong appeal, not just to collectors, but also to VC winners and their relatives. With only 1,918 issued worldwide, a sell-out is certain. What better way to acknowledge the supreme acts of valour performed by our servicemen and women, and to preserve them for generations to come?
The VC Silver Crown Coin
The Victoria Cross Full Replica Size Medal
|Year of issue:||2018||-|
|Material:||999 Pure Silver||Bronze|
|Quality||Proof – the highest quality possible||Uncirculated|
|Weight:||1oz (31.103grams)||20 grams|
|Diameter:||38.6mm (crown size)||
35mm x 35mm (excluding ribbon)
Effigy of HM Queen
|The crown of Saint Edward surmounted by a
lion with the inscription ‘For Valour’
|Reverse||VC set against the backdrop of a WWI
Battleship and Fighter Aircraft
|Only 1,918 of these sets have been released, matching the year of the end of the First World War|