Battle of Long Tan 55th Anniversary Golden Proof Coin

Battle of Long Tan Coin

Fully layered with pure 24K gold with full colour portraits of the battle of Long Tan. Limited to 599 worldwide.

Measures approximately 65mm in diameter and 110gm in weight
$299.95

P&H: $19.99

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Product Number:
403-CO195.01

On paper, a military strategist might review the Battle of Long Tan and conclude how an Allied victory was possible: Blinding rain, dense jungle terrain and an enemy skilled in stealth warfare outnumbering the ammunition-starved combatants ten-to-one. It could have been a disaster. But failure is not part of the Anzac vocabulary. Instead, it was a resounding victory for the Australian forces. The men of B Company and D Company, 6th Royal Australian Regiment displayed the teamwork, commitment and resilience that defines the Anzac legend. Their triumph in the face of overwhelming odds was rewarded with no less than a U.S. Presidential Citation, which is rarely give to non-U.S military units. 55 years later, to commemorate this historic event the “Battle of Long Tan 55th Anniversary Golden Proof Coin” exclusive to The Bradford Exchange.

Impressive is the only way to describe this coin. The coin takes Robert Todonai’s full colour depiction of the battle and transform it into a multi-media masterwork. The scene portrays the diggers rushing headlong to meet the enemy in a hostile environment of blinding rain, searing mist, heat and the unknown. What assures their victory is the teamwork and endurance for which the Anzac tradition is renowned. As B Company and D Company consolidated their firepower, even an enemy who outnumbered them on a ten-to-one margin could not break their resilience. The determined look onthe faces of the men affirms their commitment to each other and the job at hand. The minted words “Answering the Call” becomes their mission statement as the Huey choppers fly overhead. Bring poignancy to the design is the revered Long Tan Cross, erected on the battlefield to honour the fallen and those who served. A 55th anniversary seal forever confirms the importance of the Battle of Long Tan in our collective history. Strong demand is expected, so don’t miss out. Order Now!

ENDORSED BY THE DEFENCE FORCE WELFARE ASSOCIATION - The Bradford Exchange proudly supports the Defence Force Welfare Associate whose aim is to promote and protect the conditions and well-being of the Defence Family that embraces over three million people

Features

The exclusive Battle of Long Tan Golden Proof Coin from The Bradford Exchange features:

  • Honour the soldiers in the Battle of Long Tan and remembers those who were only 19 as warriors brave and bold as any in history.
  • EVENT: Struck to commemorate the 55th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan
  • LIMITED RELEASE: Worldwide mintage limited of just 599
  • HIGH SPECIFICATION: Intended as a collector item, this Proof-minted crown is fully layered with pure 24-carat gold.
  • INCREDIBLE DETAIL: Designed with long lasting collector appeal – Robert Todonai’s full colour depiction of the battle and transform it into a multi-media masterwork. The minted words “Answering the Call” becomes their mission statement as the Huey choppers fly overhead. Bring poignancy to the design is the revered Long Tan Cross, erected on the battlefield to honour the fallen and those who served
  • AUTHENTICATION: Coin comes with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • FREE: Arrives in a FREE deluxe presentation case, perfect for keepsake or gift giving
  • SIZE: Measures 65mm in diameter and weighs 110gm
  • The Bradford Exchange proudly supports the Defence Force Welfare Association whose aim is to promote and protect the conditions and well-being of the Defence Family that embraces over three million Australians
Features

The exclusive Battle of Long Tan Golden Proof Coin from The Bradford Exchange features:

  • Honour the soldiers in the Battle of Long Tan and remembers those who were only 19 as warriors brave and bold as any in history.
  • EVENT: Struck to commemorate the 55th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan
  • LIMITED RELEASE: Worldwide mintage limited of just 599
  • HIGH SPECIFICATION: Intended as a collector item, this Proof-minted crown is fully layered with pure 24-carat gold.
  • INCREDIBLE DETAIL: Designed with long lasting collector appeal – Robert Todonai’s full colour depiction of the battle and transform it into a multi-media masterwork. The minted words “Answering the Call” becomes their mission statement as the Huey choppers fly overhead. Bring poignancy to the design is the revered Long Tan Cross, erected on the battlefield to honour the fallen and those who served
  • AUTHENTICATION: Coin comes with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • FREE: Arrives in a FREE deluxe presentation case, perfect for keepsake or gift giving
  • SIZE: Measures 65mm in diameter and weighs 110gm
  • The Bradford Exchange proudly supports the Defence Force Welfare Association whose aim is to promote and protect the conditions and well-being of the Defence Family that embraces over three million Australians