A celebration of TT legends, riders who have broken barriers & smashed records.
Isle of Man Post Office celebrates the heroes and legends of the world-famous motorcycle road racing event with a postal tribute to those men whose courage, determination and skill has made them TT legends, and favourites to thousands of fans all over the world.
As the 2015 Isle of Man TT gets under way, Isle of Man Post Office has unveiled a specially-minted 50p commemorating the Legends of the world-famous motorcycle road racing event.
The legal tender coin features the names of seven of the biggest stars in the event's history, celebrating their outstanding achievements around the Isle of Man's iconic Mountain Course.
Isle of Man Post Office has also produced a limited edition collectable featuring the coin and a selection of TT stamps, and there will be just 100 editions signed by four of the riders featured.
The sport's first 'superstar' Geoff Duke, Bob McIntyre, the first to lap the course at more than 100mph, and great rivals Giacomo Agostini and Mike Hailwood are among the names featured. From the modern era are David Jefferies, current 'King of the Mountain' John McGuinness and, of course, 26-times TT winner Joey Dunlop.
The coin is available in a wallet, priced £2.95, and in a special collector's gift pack featuring stunning photos of each of the legends at the TT over the years, priced £5.00.
Isle of Man Post Office's limited edition collectable celebrates these legends as well as today's heroes. The TT Heroes set includes images of modern-day heroes Michael Dunlop, Bruce Anstey, Ian Hutchinson, Guy Martin and Dave Molyneux and includes the new 50p, TT stamps featuring the legends and heroes and a selection of stunning photos.
Just 300 will be produced. Of these, 200 are available for £27.50 each, while for the true collector, 100 will be available mounted and accompanied by the autographs of four of the riders featured – McGuinness, Molyneux, Hutchinson and Anstey – priced at £175.00.
Product Issue Date: 22nd May 2015
A celebration of the legends of the Isle of Man TT, this specially-minted Isle of Man 50p coin celebrates the remarkable careers of seven true TT legends, riders who have broken barriers, smashed records and set new standards. Available in a wallet or highly-illustrated gift pack naming the men who have become forever part of TT history – Geoff Duke, Bob McIntyre, Mike Hailwood, Giacomo Agostini, David Jefferies, John McGuinness and Joey Dunlop – it is the ultimate collectable for numismatists and motorcycle enthusiasts alike.
Product Code: TT82
Product Issue Date: 5th June 2015
The TT Heroes collectable set includes images of modern-day heroes John McGuinness, Michael Dunlop, Bruce Anstey, Ian Hutchinson, Guy Martin and Dave Molyneux. The set includes the new 50p and TT stamps featuring the legends and heroes, and a selection of stunning photos. A very limited number of just 100 signed editions are available mounted and presented in a gunmetal grey deep rebate picture frame, accompanied by the autographs of four of the riders featured – McGuinness, Molyneux, Hutchinson and Anstey. Dimensions 39 cm (h) x 48.5 cm (w).
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