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Set for 4 Coins Czechoslovak Pilots RAF - RAF Aircraft 2016.
The reverse sides of each coin bear a depictions of four aircrafts, that served our heavenly riders, from two different angles. The wiew of the engine in flight is accompanied by a schematic view from above and the name of the airplane, in case of the bomber also its operational classification.
HAWKER HURRICANE – The Hurricanes were inextricably linked with our pilots in the UK.
The 310th Fighter Squadron with seasoned warriors from the French campaign, were equipped with those who shone in the Battle of Britain. The 312th Fighter Squadron airplanes were used in the offensive flights over the Channel.
SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE – Our Fighter Squadrons gradually transferred from good old Hurricanes to the Spitfires. The timeless design of the legendary machines secured them a place in service long after the 2nd World War, including the nascent Czechoslovak Air Force.
VICKERS WELLINGTON – One of the most widely used bombers by the Czechoslovak airmen in the 311th Bomber Squadron, which became a part of BOMBER COMMAND. With its help our men in the UK transferred the the fight to the enemy's territory for the first time.
CONSOLIDATED LIBERATOR – Our Bomber Squadron came into contact with the Liberators within COASTAL COMMAND, where patrolled and eliminate the danger of attack on the British coast by enemy submarines and other vessels.
The Obverse: It consists of a mosaic of different parts of the aircrafts, accompanied by the attributes of the issuer of the coins, which is the Pacific island Niue – the portrait and name of ruler of the Commonwealth Elizabeth II., the nominal value of 1 DOLLAR (NZD) and the year of issue 2016.
The four coins together with a thematic booklet are stored in an elegant wooden etue.