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1 oz. Pure Silver Selectively Gold-Plated Coin – First World War Battlefront: The Battle of Beaumont-Hamel – Mintage: 10,000 (2016)

1 oz. Pure Silver Selectively Gold-Plated Coin – First World War Battlefront: The Battle of Beaumont-Hamel – Mintage: 10,000 (2016)

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A tribute to Newfoundland's wartime contributions! Order today!

July 1 is a day of remembrance for the people of Newfoundland and Labrador. On that day 100 years ago, the 1st Newfoundland Regiment advanced on the German front lines near the French village of Beaumont-Hamel in the first ground attack of the Somme Offensive. This coin captures the intensity of that devastating battle with the poignant image of a soldier advancing under enemy fire near the Danger Tree: a lone, war-torn marker on the heavily defended terrain.

Third coin in the First World War Battlefront series! Order today!

Special features:
  • Subscription still available! Order today to ensure you receive all the coins in the series!
  • COMMEMORATES A KEY BATTLE OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR! The third coin in our First World War: Battlefront series, which commemorates the key battles of the First World War that helped shape and define Canada as we know it today.
  • EFFIGY OF KING GEORGE V: Your coin features the effigy of King George V by Sir E. B. MacKennal in selective gold plating.
  • 99.99% PURE SILVER WITH SELECTIVE GOLD PLATING! Your coin recreates the winged figure of "Victory" from the Victory Medal; patterned after a 19th century French medal, this bronze-lacquered copper medal was awarded in 1919 to all ranks of the Allied forces who served in the First World War.
  • HONOURS THE VALOUR AND COURAGE OF THE 1ST NEWFOUNDLAND REGIMENT! This regiment suffered a devastating number of casualties during the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel—the first of the British-led Somme Offensive that would characterize the war in 1916. Your coin is a poignant, heartfelt tribute to the wartime contributions and sacrifice made by the people of Newfoundland during the First World War.

About the Design:

Designed by Canadian artist Silvia Pecota, your coin poignantly conveys the bravery and tragedy of the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel where on the morning of July 1, 1916, the soldiers of the 1st Newfoundland Regiment participated in the first ground attack of the Somme Offensive. In the foreground, a young soldier advances in formation across no man's land toward enemy lines. The battle-scarred terrain provides little protective cover for the soldiers, who are in full view of the enemy as they contend with the tangle of barbed wire defenses. The intensity of the artillery and machine gun fire that awaited the Newfoundlanders is evident throughout this intricately engraved scene, particularly in the foreground where the soldier assumes a slightly crouched stance while he courageously moves forward with his rifle and bayonet. In the background, the gnarled appearance of the "Danger Tree" is particularly symbolic as its remnants marked the spot where the Newfoundlanders would face the most intense fire, and where so many of them would fall. Selective gold plating showcases the winged figure of "Victory" as it appeared on the Victory Medal, which was awarded to the allied soldiers of the First World War.


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

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  • No.147827
  • Mintage10,000
  • Composition99.99% pure silver
  • Finishproof with selective gold plating
  • Weight (g) 31.39
  • Diameter (mm) 38
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value20 dollars
  • ArtistSilvia Pecota (reverse), Sir E.B. MacKennal (obverse)

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