2004-GUERNSEY-THE-ROYAL-NAVY-HMS-INVINCIBLE-5-SILVER-PROOF-COIN-COA-231189210862
2004-GUERNSEY-THE-ROYAL-NAVY-HMS-INVINCIBLE-5-SILVER-PROOF-COIN-COA-231189210862-22004-GUERNSEY-THE-ROYAL-NAVY-HMS-INVINCIBLE-5-SILVER-PROOF-COIN-COA-231189210862-3

2004 GUERNSEY ROYAL NAVY- HMS INVINCIBLE £5 SILVER PROOF COIN AND COA

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In 2004 the Royal Mint issued a series of Silver Proof Five Pound coins

on behalf of Guernsey, celebrating the ‘History of the Royal Navy’.

This beautiful coin depicts HMS Invincible, she was designed by Armstrong Whitworth in 1907

and built on the Tyne. She was launched in 1909, with  eight 12 inch guns

and a top speed of in excess of 25 knots. Designed to out run the heavier and

slower enemy vessels, she frst saw action in 1914 at the battles of Heligoland Bigh

t and the Falkland Islands. Invincible the flag ship of Rear Admiral Sir Horace Hood,

the ship lead the fleet into the Battle of Jutland.

Tragically, coming under tremendous  fire from the German fleet

 HMS Invincible sank in matter of seconds having split in two

 with the loss of all but 6 of her crew of 1026 men.

This coin comes complete with information card.

Metal:.925% Silver

Weight: 28.28 Grams

Diameter: 38.61 mm

Quality: Proof

Denomination: Five Pound

Additional Information

Year of Issue

2004

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