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2017 $2 Special Wrap Roll: The Battle of Vimy Ridge

2017 $2 Special Wrap Roll: The Battle of Vimy Ridge

$79.95 CAD
Mintage: 10,000
STATUS:
Canada and US only

Canada remembers Vimy. Order your special wrap roll today.

In the spring of 1917, the Allies launched a new offensive on the Western Front, where all four divisions of the Canadian Corps were ordered to capture the heavily fortified Vimy Ridge. For the first time ever, regiments from all across Canada fought side-by-side to secure victory using an innovative tactic known as a creeping barrage.

A poignant addition to your coin display. Order today.

Special features:
  • HONOURS THOSE WHO HAVE FOUGHT IN TIMES OF WAR: On the 100th anniversary of The Battle of Vimy Ridge, your $2 special wrap roll continues a proud Royal Canadian Mint tradition of paying tribute to the men and women who have served our country, and honouring all those who have fought in times of war.
  • SPECIAL COMMEMORATIVE WRAP: Each coin roll includes twenty-five 2-dollar coins in a special commemorative wrap.
  • LIMITED MINTAGE WORLDWIDE: Limited to 10,000 rolls worldwide.
  • EACH COIN INCLUDES A SPECIAL SECURITY FEATURE: On the reverse, the maple leaves are uniquely engraved in a way that ensures the authenticity of each coin.

Design:

Designed by Canadian artist Tony Bianco, the coin features the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in Vimy, France, flanked by a First World War soldier on the left and a veteran soldier on the right.

Historical Information:

In April 1917, the Canadian Corps stormed the German-held fortress of France's seven-kilometer-long Vimy Ridge. After four hard fought days, soldiers from across Canada seized the ridge. The Battle of Vimy Ridge stand as one of the most significant events in Canadian military history, and is an enduring symbol of Canada's contributions during the First World War.

Order your special wrap roll today.

Reviews

Great Product

5

Great Product Good Value

Malcolm

Montreal, Quebec

Yes

A very cool piece to add to your collection

5

Another great addition to my collection

Hazen

Leduc AB

Yes

This is a particularly artistically crafted product.

5

I am afraid I can't say much of anything against this product. Actually I am very proud of my RCM for the high quality it seems to continually display when producing coins like these. I have to say that I was quite pleased when I received the roll

Don

Lindsay, ON

Yes

Overpriced

2

I don't understand why this is so much more per coin than the smaller set that comes with the booklet

Ryan

Toronto, Canada

No

Great investment.

5

Save it for my grandchildren

Joecoin.

Canada

Yes

the service was excellent thanks

5

excellent idea

GO

Ottawa

Yes

Very Good Reminder

5

For my own collection.

No nickname

L3N 7T5

Yes

Vimy Ridge Roll was exciting.

4

Great gift for my husband. He is hard to buy for but coins hit the spot.

none

Kirkfield, Ontario, Canada.

Yes

On a Roll...

4

Beautiful coins. I'm not big on buying rolled coins but it fits with my collection

Redcoat

Edmonton, Alberta

Yes

A unique product.

5

Collector

painless

Ab.

Yes

165436en

4.1 38

84.2

Can I get 5 or 10, but not 50, of these coins for Xmas gift?

bobby

Hi Bobby, Yes you can order 5 or 10 of these rolls for Christmas gifts.

Chad

Am I required to purchase a whole roll of the Vimmy Ridge two dollar coin? Can I purchase only 10?

Steve Shore

Hi Steve, We also sell 5-packs ("2017 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge $2 Circulation Coin Pack "). Here's the link to the product page; http://www.mint.ca/store/acquisitioncoins/2017-100th-anniversary-of-the-battle-of-vimy-ridge-2-circulation-coin-pack-prod3090135

Chad

Can I also order a roll of 25 circulation 2017 $2 coins with the colored center. I would like a role of circulation loonies 2107 also and also a roll of the colored 2017 Quarters.

mfg

Hi mfg, We sell rolls of all these coin plus the rest of our circulation coins in the "2017 Special Wrap Roll 2-Collection Subscription" (item # 161648). Here's the link to the product page; http://www.mint.ca/store/campaign/SpecialWrapRoll2017Sub-7000018. We do not sell individual rolls of each coin separately.

Chad

how many coins will be issued for general circulation?

vimy

The $2 Vimy circulation coin has a mintage of 5 million pieces.

Yudi (Product Team)

Is this coin available thru circulation at retailers?

Dorothy

Yes.

Yudi (Product Team)

Why are these not available in singles or small packs?

D Hunter

Hi D Hunter, We are selling 5-packs of the $2 Vimy Ridge coins. It's called "2017 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge $2 Circulation Coin Pack". Here's the link to the product page; http://www.mint.ca/store/acquisitioncoins/2017-100th-anniversary-of-the-battle-of-vimy-ridge-2-circulation-coin-pack-prod3090135

Chad

Why did the mint decide to offer rolls of the commerative $2 Vimy Ridge for sale to customers rather than have more addforable packaging in a card with say five commerative Vimy Ridge two dollar coins. I think having rolls in special wrapping with a asking price of $79 is a bit much

countyboy

Hi, the commemorative $2 Vimy Ridge coin is indeed available in a card of five as well.

Yudi (Product Team)

Is there any difference in these 2 dollar coins than the 5 pack?

Ferdie

They are essentially the same, but the coins in the roll are among the first ones struck; also, the roll serves as a special packaging for these coins.

Yudi (Product Team)

Will this $2 coins be available on their own rather than in a roll?

CoinGuy

Yes, they are circulation coins, so they are also available in singles. The coins in the roll are among the first ones struck, and the roll serves as a special packaging for the coins.

Yudi (Product Team)

Specifications

  • No.165436
  • Mintage10,000
  • Compositionouter ring: three-ply nickel finish plated steel; inner core: brass-plated aluminum bronze
  • Finishcirculation
  • Weight (g) 6.99
  • Diameter (mm) 28
  • Edgeinterrupted serrations
  • Certificaten/a
  • Face value2 dollars
  • ArtistTony Bianco (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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