Hattons

Hattons of London, specialists in rare and exclusive coins.

Hattons

Hattons of London, specialists in rare and exclusive coins.

Hattons

Hattons of London have released a worlds-first range of sovereigns paying tribute to the ordinary ranks of the British armed forces involved in the Second World War.


The 2021 We Will Remember Them Gold Sovereign range has been struck in 22-carat gold and recognises the millions of service men and women, many of them of ordinary rank, whom each played their part with courage and resolve.

We often hear tales of individual heroism, maybe those that resulted in the award of a Victoria Cross or similar, but the contribution made by regular members of the armed forces to the Allied victory in 1945 cannot be overstated. Coming from all walks of life and from across the nation, every single one of them played their part in resisting the enemy and in, eventually, bringing about his downfall.

Each passing year becomes more significant as the number of men and women who saw service in the Second World War on land, at sea and in the air, and who are still with us today, become ever fewer. Sadly, most are no longer with us.

The designs on this range of gold sovereigns feature profile images of some of the objects of war that symbolise the different armed divisions involved: for example, the quarter sovereign features a Sherman tank, the half sovereign depicts Howitzer Mk II field gun, the sovereign features the Vickers Mk I machine gun and the one-eighth sovereign is inspired by the 1939-45 War Medal awarded to all who fought in the Second World War.

Authorised by Tristan Da Cunha and approved by both the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and Buckingham Palace, it is a wonderful and world first way to pay tribute to the everyday ranks that fought in The Second World War.


Hattons of London has a long-standing partnership with SSAFA. Ten percent of all net profits on sales of the 2021 We Will Remember Them range goes towards lifelong support for serving personnel, veterans and military families.