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1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Aircraft of The Second World War: Avro Anson – Mintage: 7,500 (2017)

1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Aircraft of The Second World War: Avro Anson – Mintage: 7,500 (2017)

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$102.95 CAD
Mintage: 7,500
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Honours the versatile Anson for its many contributions to the Allied cause during the Second World War! Order today!

Nicknamed "Faithful Annie", the Avro Anson was reputed for its stability and rugged reliability. Its wartime production fuelled Canada's aircraft manufacturing industry, but its most significant role was arguably as the twin-engine aircraft of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP).

The artistry and theme makes this a fantastic addition to your historical-, military- or aircraft-themed collection! Order today!

Special features:
  • SECOND WORLD WAR AIRCRAFT! SECOND in a thrilling three-coin series featuring aircraft flown at home or abroad during the Second World War (1939-1945).
  • LEGENDARY AVRO ANSON! Selective colour recreates the dark green and brown camouflage colours of the Avro Anson, whose gun remains trained on the Messerschmitt Bf 110 in the background.
  • FEATURES THE EFFIGY OF KING GEORGE VI! Attention to historical accuracy extends to the use of the effigy of King George VI on the obverse, as it appeared on Canadian coins issued during the Second World War.
  • AVAILABLE AS A SUBSCRIPTION! Purchase each coin individually, or guarantee a complete set with a one-time subscription to this series! You'll be sure to receive all three coins, and each subscription comes with a bonus collector tin box shipped with the first coin!
  • INCLUDES SERIALIZED CERTIFICATE! The Royal Canadian Mint certifies all of its collector coins. Most of these are serialized certifications, meaning that each certificate is given a unique number, starting at 1.
  • LOW MINTAGE: Only 7,500 coins will be made available worldwide. Hurry and order yours today before they are all gone!
  • 99.99% PURE SILVER COIN! Your coin has no GST/HST!

Design:

Designed by Canadian artist David A. Oram, your coin features an engraved depiction of an Avro Anson in one of its many roles during the war. The legendary aircraft is brought to life once more by an outstanding amount of detailed engraving, all skillfully enhanced by the use of multiple finishes that convey the intensity of the situation, as it flies over a convoy of ships at sea. The obverse features the effigy of King George VI by T. H. Paget.

Packaging:

Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell with a black beauty box.

Order your coin today!

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Specifications

  • No.156470
  • Mintage7,500
  • Composition99.99% pure silver
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 31.83
  • Diameter (mm) 40
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value20 dollars
  • ArtistDavid A. Oram (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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