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75th Anniversary of VE Day

Updated: Dec 5, 2021

It has recently been announced that another £2 coin will be released in 2020. With the inscription 'VICTORY IN EUROPE DAY', this coin is to commemorate 75 years since VE Day and the end of the second world war.

Celebrating VE Day - The end of the war

VE Day refers to Victory Day in Europe, celebrating the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender on 8 May 1945, which lead to the end of the war.

The coin will feature a woman holding a newspaper aloft in crowd of celebrating people, in the background is the word VICTORY. This new £2 will also have an edge inscription reading ‘JUST TRIUMPH AND PROUD SORROW’.

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