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Hawker Hurricane Limited Edition AV-4046

The Hurricane, produced by Hawker Aircraft Ltd for the Royal Air Force was a single seater fighter aircraft that featured in the air battles of World War 2.

Sometimes overshadowed by the Spitfire, it was nonetheless the Hawker Hurricane which could truly claim to be the most acclaimed, most successful, most reliable aircraft to deliver Allied Victory in the air during WW2.

The unsung hero of the Battle of Britain – that most crucial of air victories for the Allies, the Hawker Hurricane delivered more enemy kills than any other aircraft combined.

The Hurricane, produced by Hawker Aircraft Ltd for the Royal Air Force was a single seater fighter aircraft that featured in the air battles of World War 2.

Sometimes overshadowed by the Spitfire, it was nonetheless the Hawker Hurricane which could truly claim to be the most acclaimed, most successful, most reliable aircraft to deliver Allied Victory in the air during WW2.

The unsung hero of the Battle of Britain – that most crucial of air victories for the Allies, the Hawker Hurricane delivered more enemy kills than any other aircraft combined.

MOVEMENT

Japan automatic movement 3 hands with date & special customised plane rotor. 21 Jeweled self-winding movement.

DIAL

A patterned & double layer dial with the idea of the propeller of Hawker Hurricane and the RAF roundels.

CASE

42 mm diameter. Solid 316 L stainless steel case sapphire dome lens. Water resistant to 5 ATM, with see-through caseback.

STRAP

Genuine leather NATO strap with signature AVI-8 stainless steel buckle & extra nylon strap.

Product Description

Issued to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and struck in solid 22 carat Gold, the traditional purity of all gold sovereign coins, the official Battle of Britain Gold quarter sovereign takes its design cue from the ‘Wings for Victory’ created by an eminent British sculptor William McMillan during World War II. The campaign encouraged civilians to save their money in war bonds and savings certificates to raise funds for Britain to build more aircraft.

Product Details :

Obverse:
Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II featuring the exclusive 75th Anniversary Flight privy mark, verifying that this sovereign flew over the skies of Britain to mark the 75th Anniversary

Reverse:
The symbolic design from the 'Wings for Victory' plaque, depicting a male figure grappling with a three headed serpent. Each of the three heads represents the three major axis during WWII

Diameter: 13.5 mm
Weight: 1.99 grams
Denomination: Quarter Sovereign
Quality: 22 Carat Gold - Proof
Special Features: Flown in the 75th Anniversary Spitfire flight
Rim: Milled
Limitation: 850
Year of Issue: 2015

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