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Prior Releases: Salamis, Trafalgar, Hampton Roads, Jutland
The Battle of Midway (1942) was fought near the Pacific island of Midway, and is considered a turning point in the Second World War. After Pearl Harbour, the Japanese planned to capture Midway to use as an advance base and to entrap and destroy the US Pacific Fleet. Because of intelligence, the US Pacific Fleet surprised the Japanese forces, sinking the four Japanese carriers, while losing the USS Yorktown alone. After Midway, the Americans and their allies took the offensive in the Pacific.
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
The coin’s reverse portrays USS Enterprise, a Yorktown class aircraft carrier. The design includes a coloured depiction of a US dive-bomber above the Japanese aircraft carrier, the Akagi.
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of the Cook Islands, the coin bears the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2011 year-date on its obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of these coins.
Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Each coin is housed in a presentation display case and superbly illustrated shipper.
AUS $ 97.27US$ 70.82
exc any local taxes
AUS $ 94.55US$ 68.84
AUS $ 90.00US$ 65.53
AUS $ 14.50US$ 10.56
AUS $ 9.04US$ 6.58
Current as at 9:21PM AWST 31 July 2015
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