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5 oz Pure Gold Coin - HMS Shannon & USS Chesapeake - Mintage: 200 (2013)

Mintage 200
3 per household
Archived
$11,999.95 CAD
 

Commemorates historic battle of War of 1812, order your coin today!

The War of 1812 was a fundamental turning point in Canada’s history: it profoundly influenced Canada’s sense of identify and united French- and English-speaking inhabitants, Indigenous communities, farmers, soldiers, artisans and others in an effort to preserve their ways of life from American invasion. Two-hundred years ago, the HMS Shannon celebrated victory on the high