Blind Veterans UK ‘Victory over Blindness’  Limited Edition Coin
Blind Veterans UK ‘Victory over Blindness’  Limited Edition Coin
Blind Veterans UK ‘Victory over Blindness’  Limited Edition Coin
Blind Veterans UK ‘Victory over Blindness’  Limited Edition Coin
Blind Veterans UK ‘Victory over Blindness’  Limited Edition Coin

Blind Veterans UK ‘Victory over Blindness’ Limited Edition Coin

£25.00
 
Blind Veterans UK ‘Victory over Blindness’ Limited Edition Coin

This product is proudly sold on behalf of Blind Veterans UK, a charity dedicated to supporting ex-Service men and women of every generation overcome sight loss. Icarus Originals make no profit from any coin sales and orders are fulfilled directly by the charity.

These limited-edition coins have been struck in hallmarked sterling silver and designed by Matthew Bonaccorsi, the former chief coin designer at the Royal Mint. Each coin is dedicated to an individual soldier, sailor or airman who lost their sight during the First World War and was supported by Blind Veterans UK. The design shows the iconic image from the ‘Victory over Blindness’ sculpture of seven blinded soldiers walking back from the trenches, their hands on their comrades’ shoulders. All proceeds from the sale of these coins go to helping the charity continue the vital work of rebuilding lives after sight loss.

The coins are available in sterling silver or 24 ct gold-plate.

The silver coins are:

  • Struck in the UK in hallmarked sterling silver
  • Coins limited to 3,017 – the number of veterans blinded during the First World War
  • Each coin comes with a laser-etched plaque dedicated to a named soldier, sailor or airman blinded in the First World War
  • Coin design includes a rendering of the iconic ‘Victory over Blindness’ sculpture showing seven blinded soldiers walking back from the trenches, their hands on their comrades’ shoulders
  • Each coin includes a Braille inscription reading ‘Victory over Blindness’
  • Packaged in a high-quality, hinged display box

The gold coins are:

  • Struck in the UK and plated in 24ct gold
  • Each coin includes a Braille inscription reading ‘Victory over Blindness’
  • Packaged in a beautifully designed commemorative display booklet and sleeve

All prices include complimentary postage and packaging.

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