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

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

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Mintage: 7,500
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Previous aircraft series very popular! Order today!

At the hands of Royal Air Force (RAF) and Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) pilots, the dependable and rugged Hawker Hurricane was flown in all theatres of war yet remains most famously associated with the Battle of Britain (1940). On this special coin, this aviation icon takes flight once more over the Thames Estuary, with selective colour highlighting the aircraft piloted by the commanding officer of the RCAF's No. 1 Squadron, Ernest Archibald McNab.

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! FIRST in a thrilling three-coin series featuring aircraft flown at home or abroad during the Second World War (1939-1945).
  • LEGENDARY HAWKER HURRICANE! The legendary Hawker Hurricane takes to the skies once more, thanks to the dazzling use of selective colour over the intricately detailed engraving.
  • SQUADRON LEADER ERNEST ARCHIBALD MCNAB AIRCRAFT DETAILS! The selectively coloured Hurricane in the foreground bears the reporting marks of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) No. 1 Squadron, along with the identifier YO-A and the serial number P3069 that are associated with the aircraft flown by Squadron Leader Ernest Archibald McNab.
  • 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!
  • ONE-OUNCE 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 two Hawker Hurricanes patrolling the skies over Great Britain during the Battle of Britain, circa 1940. The design features an outstanding amount of detail, all painstakingly engraved and enhanced with the use of multiple finishes. In the background, a part in the cloud cover reveals the Thames Estuary below, where the fuel tanks and ships of a vital British shipping port are to be defended from airborne attacks by the German Luftwaffe. The selectively coloured Hurricane in the foreground bears the reporting marks of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) No. 1 Squadron, along with the identifier YO-A and the serial number P3069 that are associated with the aircraft flown by Squadron Leader Ernest Archibald McNab. This Hurricane's combat experience is evident in the markings and faded paint on its fuselage and wings, but does little to diminish the aircraft's overall colourful appearance—from its grey-green camouflage to the multi-coloured roundels on the wings and fuselage, along with the red, white and blue tail flash. 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.

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Specifications

  • No.155694
  • 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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