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1/4 oz. Pure Gold Coin - Allied Gold - Mintage: 1,500 (2015)

1/4 oz. Pure Gold Coin - Allied Gold - Mintage: 1,500 (2015)

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Mintage: 1,500
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Commemorates the amazing rescue of Norway's treasury during Second World War! Order today!

The harrowing 1940 rescue of Norway's national treasury from the grasp of Nazi invaders to safekeeping in Canada is one of the most intriguing escape stories of the Second World War. This beautifully designed 99.99% pure gold coin commemorates the unwavering heroism of those who fought and celebrates the coming together of Allied nations at one of the world's darkest hours.

Commemorates the amazing rescue of Norway's treasury, royal family, and government from Nazi occupiers! Order yours today!

Special features:
•   A great story from the Second World War that shows the support and goodwill role that Canada played.
•   Beautiful design illustrates the major gold exporters to Canada during the war as well as the routes taken by the gold from northern Europe to Canada, all overlaid by a symbolic maple leaf representing both the Canadian sugar maple and the Norwegian maple.
•   A lovely commemorative keepsake and excellent addition to any collection featuring historical, Canadian, or European themes.
•   Your coin is GST/HST exempt.

About the Design:
The reverse image by Canadian artist Joel Kimmel presents the route taken by the Norwegian gold to Canada by way of England. This coin's symbolically rich reverse design is layered over a stylized map showing northern Europe, the Atlantic, and eastern Canada. Four stars mark strategic regions of gold movement from Europe to Canada during the war, including Norway, England, France, and Canada. Engraved over the map is a maple leaf whose left side is from a Canadian sugar maple and whose right side is from a Norway maple. The reverse is also engraved with the bilingual commemorative text "THE ALLIED GOLD/L'OR DES ALLIÉS" and "75 YEARS/ANS" and the word "CANADA."  

Packaging:
Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a maroon clamshell with a custom beauty box.

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Specifications

  • No.146810
  • Mintage1,500
  • Composition99.99% pure gold
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 7.8
  • Diameter (mm) 20
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value75 dollars
  • ArtistJoel Kimmel (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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