FOR VALOUR - 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
When the Crimean War ended in 1856, captured enemy cannon were brought back to Britain. Bronze recovered from these cannon is used to this day to make the highest of all awards for valour the Victoria Cross.
Denomination - fifty pence
Diameter - 27.30mm
Weight - 8.00gms
Alloy - Cupro-nickel
Quality - Brilliant Uncirculated
Reverse Designs - The Awards and The Heroic Acts
Number of Stamps - Six
Date of Issue - 21st September 2006
LIMITED EDITION - 25,000
Produced by the Royal Mint.