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Wait for Me, Daddy Coin Pack (2014)

 
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$10.00 CAD
Canada only
3 per household

Design based on the famous photograph! Receive five $2 coins for $10.00!

It is perhaps the most famous photograph taken in Canada during the Second World War: a five-year-old boy breaks away from his mother's grasp to run after his father as he marches off to war. Taken in New Westminster, B.C. in the fall of 1940, "Wait for Me, Daddy" continues to resonate as a snapshot of the war's impact on Canadians and the personal sacrifices they made.

An ideal gift for war historian enthusiasts! Order yours today!

Special features:
•   While supplies last! Purchase limit of 3 per customer!
•   In a unique design, the image covers the entire coin.
•   You receive five commemorative $2 coins for $10! No tax + free shipping*.
•   Your coin design was inspired by the famous "Wait for Me, Daddy" photograph and is a touching tribute to the individual contributions Canadians made to support the war effort at home and abroad.
•   This striking coin commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Second World War, a conflict that had an immediate and long-lasting impact on Canadians.
•   A thoughtful gift and a remarkable addition to any military or history-themed collection.
•   Coin pack available for sale in Canada only.

Design:
Your coin's design is a reproduction of the iconic photograph known as "Wait for Me, Daddy," which was taken on October 1, 1940, in New Westminster, B.C. by photographer Claude Dettloff. The men of the B.C. Regiment, the Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles, form an impressive line as they march down the street. But the focus of the image is on the real and touching scene of one family that is saying goodbye. In the centre of the image field, a pale-haired young boy has broken free of his mother's grasp (at left) to reach out to his uniformed father (at right), who is marching off to war. The father has turned to smile at his son; shifting his rifle to the other hand, he reaches out to his son one last time before they are to be separated by war.

Order your coin pack today!

* Lettermail only.

Reviews

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Wait for Me Daddy Coin Pack (2014)
 
4.6

(based on 374 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (257)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (93)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (300)
  • Good value (276)
  • Great quality (193)
  • Unique (192)
  • One of A kind (173)

Cons

  • Difficult to personalize (17)
  • Poor quality (16)
  • Too small (12)
  • Poor personalization (7)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Gift for child (190)
  • Gift (166)
  • Holiday gift (106)
  • Special occasion (106)
  • Wedding gift (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality driven (217), Budget shopper (191), Collector (5), Dedicated collector (3), History buff (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (233), Yes (132)

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4.0

Great buy...what do you have to lose?

By North Lady

from Temiskaming Shores

About Me Bargain Hunter

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Good Value
  • Great Quality
  • One Of A Kind
  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift For Adult
    • Holiday Gift
    • Special Occasion

    Comments about Wait for Me Daddy Coin Pack (2014):

    I purchased this product for myself and then ordered another for my sister. Combined with the "Wait for me daddy" stamps that Canada Post issued around the same time it made a great gift. She loved it!!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    4.0

    Great Theme for this Coin

    By ajgodinho

    from GTA, Ontario, Canada

    About Me Quality Driven

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Good Value
    • Great Quality

    Cons

    • Nothing negative

    Best Uses

    • Coin collection
    • Gift For Adult

    Comments about Wait for Me Daddy Coin Pack (2014):

    The "Wait for Me, Daddy Coin Pack" was a great addition to my coin collection. I liked the theme of the coin because it's in remembrance of a unique event in history. Overall, a good customer experience, except that it took too long to arrive (probably because it was a small shipment). The coin package could have been better quality.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great coin from the Mint

    By Bud

    from Toronto, Ontario

    About Me Quality Driven

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Good Value
    • Great Quality
    • One Of A Kind
    • Unique

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gift For Adult

      Comments about Wait for Me Daddy Coin Pack (2014):

      Great design, beautiful coin from the MINT

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      Wonderful products!

      By TRACY

      from VANCOUVER, BC

      About Me Quality Driven

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Great Quality
      • Unique

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift For Child
        • Holiday Gift
        • Special Occasion

        Comments about Wait for Me Daddy Coin Pack (2014):

        Wonderful and meaningful gifts to kids.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        great coin

        By newfi

        from ontario canada

        About Me Quality Driven

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Great Quality
        • One Of A Kind

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Holiday Gift
          • Special Occasion

          Comments about Wait for Me Daddy Coin Pack (2014):

          Great coin, wonderful

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Value for money

          By sonalvinod

          from Toronto ontario

          About Me Bargain Hunter

          Pros

          • Good Value

          Cons

          • Difficult To Personalize

          Best Uses

          • Holiday Gift

          Comments about Wait for Me Daddy Coin Pack (2014):

          I gave to all father in family wish they should not have restrictions and we are able to personalize

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          The wait was a long time coming.

          By weezie

          from Saskatchewan, Canada

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Wait for Me Daddy Coin Pack (2014):

              I get one for each of my grand children and my own children.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Great theme and value

              By Volunteer Firefighter

              from Minto, ON

              About Me Collector Of Canadian, Quality Driven

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Good Value
              • Great Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Gift For Child
                • Holiday Gift

                Comments about Wait for Me Daddy Coin Pack (2014):

                The theme is the best I have seen in a while. At face, you cannot beat the value. Always like the circulating coinage as opposed to the nclt.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Excellent service

                By neonpaint

                from Dartmouth NS

                About Me Bargain Hunter, Quality Driven

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Good Value
                • Great Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gift For Adult
                  • Gift For Child
                  • Holiday Gift
                  • Special Occasion
                  • Wedding/Anniversary Gift

                  Comments about Wait for Me Daddy Coin Pack (2014):

                  I purchased 2 sets one for a friend / collector for christmas and the others to give out to my family as a keep sake for their children

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                   
                  5.0

                  Very Impressively Detailed

                  By Twin shorty

                  from Whitby, Ontario

                  About Me Bargain Hunter, Quality Driven

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Good Value
                  • Great Quality
                  • One Of A Kind
                  • Unique
                  • Very Impressive

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Collectors

                    Comments about Wait for Me Daddy Coin Pack (2014):

                    I collect the new coins and also give them to my daugheter and grandchildren as gifts.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes

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                    Specifications

                    • No.132618
                    • Compositionouter ring: three-ply nickel finish plated steel; inner core: three-ply brass finish plated aluminum bronze
                    • Finish
                    • Weight (g) 6.92
                    • Diameter (mm) 28
                    • Edgeinterrupted serrations
                    • Certificate
                    • Face value2 dollars
                    • ArtistInspired by the iconic photograph known as “Wait for Me, Daddy,” which was taken on October 1, 1940, in New Westminster, B.C. by photographer Claude Dettloff. (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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