A collaboration between the Royal Australian Mint, The Royal Mint and the New Zealand Post, this three-coin silver proof set marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. The detailed coins honour those lost by each nation while capturing the jubilation of the war's end and conveying optimism for a peaceful future.
The conclusion of the Second World War ended six years of wartime hardships for Australia, New Zealand and England. With nearly one Million Australian Men and Women serving in the Second World War, its impacts were felt by all. so, on 15 August 19465, when Australian Prime Minister Ben Chifley announced the end of the war in the pacific, joy erupted across the country with thousands taking to the streets.
Tens of thousands of servicemen and women and prisoners of war began returning home and the country turned to rebuilding.
The 2020 End of World War II 75th Anniversary Three Coin Proof Set is limited to only 1,000 sets being released.
The set contains the following:
|Royal Australian Mint||The Royal Mint||New Zealand Post|
|Denomination||AUD Five Dollar||GBP Five Pound||NZD One Dollar|
|Metal Content||99.9% Silver||92.5% Silver||99.9% Silver|
|Obverse Designer||J. Clark||J.clark||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||T.Dean||M.Dent & C.Davies||N.Dyer|