2005-ALDERNEY-THE-ROYAL-NAVY-JOHN-WOODWARD-5-SILVER-PROOF-COIN-COA-231189236264
2005-ALDERNEY-THE-ROYAL-NAVY-JOHN-WOODWARD-5-SILVER-PROOF-COIN-COA-2311892362642005-ALDERNEY-THE-ROYAL-NAVY-JOHN-WOODWARD-5-SILVER-PROOF-COIN-COA-231189236264-22005-ALDERNEY-THE-ROYAL-NAVY-JOHN-WOODWARD-5-SILVER-PROOF-COIN-COA-231189236264-3

2005 ALDERNEY THE ROYAL NAVY- JOHN WOODWARD £5 SILVER PROOF COIN AND COA

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In 2005 the Royal Mint issued a series of Silver Proof  Five Pound Coins on behalf of

 Alderney to celebrate our rich Naval History.

Admiral Sir John Forster ‘Sandy’ Woodward is regarded as one of  the Royal Navy

greatest Submariners. Born 1st May 1932, he entered the Royal Naval Academy at Dartmouth in 1946.

He rose through the ranks, and finally taking command of HMS Warspite,

a nuclear powered submarine in 1969.

In 1982, when Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands,

‘Sandy’ was in command of the aircraft carrier HMS Hermes

and was responsible for the South Atlantic Task Group,

‘Sandy’s roll in the conflict, made a key contribution to our Victory

and was rewarded with a Knighthood from Her Majesty the Queen

This coin comes complete with Information card

Metal: .925% Silver

Weight: 28.28 Grams

Diameter: 38.61 mm

Denomination: Five Pound

 

Additional Information

Year of Issue

2005

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