Fine Silver 2-Coin Subscription – War Birds: Heroes in the Sky (2015)
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Fine Silver 2-Coin Subscription – War Birds: Heroes in the Sky (2015)

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Fine Silver 2-Coin Subscription – War Birds: Heroes in the Sky (2015)

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$89.95 CAD
Mintage: While Supplies Last
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Canada and US only

A tribute to Canadian sacrifice captured in 99.99% pure silver! Subscribe today!

Battle of Britain

The first coin in your subscription pays tribute to Canada's role in the Battle of Britain with its depiction of a dogfight in the skies above Dover. At the helm of a Hawker Hurricane, a Canadian fighter pilot ascends higher after firing upon a Dornier Do 17Z—the enemy plane has seemingly dropped in altitude as a trail of dark smoke billows up from one of its engines. Well below these fighter planes, the background recreates England's beautiful southeastern coast, where the waters of the English Channel meet the famous White Cliffs of Dover.

British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP)

The second coin in your subscription presents two airmen who have taken to the skies in a de Havilland DH82A Tiger Moth biplane, which was used as a basic trainer for would-be pilots training in Canada during the Second World War. This close view allows the viewer to glimpse the struts and flying wires that held the wooden wings in place in their stacked position. This "winterized" version also includes adaptations that were typical of the models produced in Downsview, Ontario, including a sliding cockpit canopy and a tailwheel instead of the usual skid. Here, the two-place, fixed-wing aircraft flies above the communities of southern Ontario, as outlined by the engraved map in the background. Below the two flyers is an overhead view of the No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School (EFTS) in Malton, Ontario, which illustrates the layout of this BCATP training facility and runways.

A poignant commemoration of the contributions made by Canadian pilots during the World Wars! Order your subscription today!

Special features:
  • Subscribe today* and then relax knowing you will receive both coins (each coin just $89.95)—one per month! Coins in your subscription include:
    • Coin #1: Battle of Britain (priced at $89.95)
    • Coin #2: BCATP (priced at $89.95)
  • Crafted in 99.99% pure silver, your coins are struck with fine details that showcase our world-class artistry and skillful engraving
  • A striking addition to any military or history-themed collection and a thoughtful gift for military-history enthusiasts
  • An ideal gift for someone who enjoys the history of air warfare!
  • Your coins are GST/HST exempt

Packaging:

Your coins are encapsulated and presented in Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshells with graphic beauty boxes.

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* Your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed or your money back. Whether you are purchasing coins for your collection or unique gifts for friends and family, you can be assured that the Mint fully guarantees the superior quality and craftsmanship of its products. Shop with confidence knowing that if you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you can simply return it to us in its original packaging within 30 days and we will gladly offer you a replacement (subject to product availability) or send you a full refund. In the case of a defective product, we will accept the return up to one year from the date of purchase.

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Specifications

  • No.153367
  • Mintage While Supplies Last
  • Composition99.99% pure silver
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 31.39
  • Diameter (mm) 38
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value20 dollars
  • ArtistVarious artists (reverse), T.H. Paget (obverse)

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