Australia celebrates end of second world war with a 5 AUD silver coin
- June 16, 2020
When the Second World War ended in the Pacific on 2 September 1945, it ushered in a new hope for peace and prosperity in Australia. Over a million Australians had served in the war, and nearly 40,000 lost their lives.
In remembrance of all Australians who were affected by the war, this 2020 $5 silver proof coin reflects the hope of peace and honours the losses.
Milne Bay Papua (September 1942) a Bofors gun position – Australian war memorial
Coin Year: 2020
Metal Type: silver
Mintage: 3 500 coins
Sources: Australian Mint and NUMISMAG.