Battle of Midway - 1oz Silver Coin
  • Battle of Midway - 1oz Silver Collectible Coin
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  • Battle of Midway - 1oz Silver Collectible Coin Box
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Battle of Midway - 1oz Silver Coin


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The exciting Battles That Changed History coin collection continues with the Battle of Midway 1oz Silver Coin.

This impressive fine silver coin features a coloured illustration of Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, Commander in Chief of the Pacific Fleet. He stands against an antique, engraved background featuring the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown, naval ships and war planes engaged in battle.

The coin sits comfortably inside an antique-looking timber box with a black velvet interior. The themed outer box features a black line art illustration of the battle imposed over an antiqued paper texture. The serialised Certificate of Authenticity is also themed and sits inside this box.

With a worldwide mintage of only 5,000 coins, make sure you order yours soon. This will surely be a popular choice with coin collectors and history buffs alike.

Style Number: 30-00653

Precious Metal:
Silver Coins
1 oz

Technical Specifications

  • Coin Metal: 999 Fine Silver
  • Coin Weight: 1 Troy oz
  • Coin Finish: Antique / Coloured
  • Coin Diameter: 40mm (Nominal)
  • Coin Edge: Milled
  • Coin Denomination: $2
  • Year of Issue: 2018
  • Coin Mintage: 5,000
  • Effigy: Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
  • Country of Issue: Niue

Coin Story

The Battle of Midway was fought in June 1942 near the Midway Atoll, six months after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Thanks in part to major advances in code breaking, the United States was able to pre-empt and counter Japan's planned ambush of its few remaining aircraft carriers. The United States Navy, under Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, inflicted irreparable damage on the Imperial Japanese Navy, commanded by Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, effectively destroying Japan's naval strength.

The Battle of Midway could be considered one of the most decisive battles of World War II. The victory allowed the United States and its allies to move into an offensive position – an important turning point in the Pacific campaign.


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Great addition to the series. After the Battle of Hastings my second fave coin.

(Posted on 14 Apr 2018)