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Wait for Me, Daddy Coin Pack (2014)

Wait for Me, Daddy Coin Pack (2014)

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$10.00 CAD
Mintage: While Supplies Last
STATUS:
Canada only
3 per household
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Design based on the famous photograph! Receive five $2 coins for $10.00!

It is perhaps the most famous photograph taken in Canada during the Second World War: a five-year-old boy breaks away from his mother's grasp to run after his father as he marches off to war. Taken in New Westminster, B.C. in the fall of 1940, "Wait for Me, Daddy" continues to resonate as a snapshot of the war's impact on Canadians and the personal sacrifices they made.

An ideal gift for war historian enthusiasts! Order yours today!

Special features:
•   While supplies last! Purchase limit of 3 per customer!
•   In a unique design, the image covers the entire coin.
•   You receive five commemorative $2 coins for $10! No tax + free shipping*.
•   Your coin design was inspired by the famous "Wait for Me, Daddy" photograph and is a touching tribute to the individual contributions Canadians made to support the war effort at home and abroad.
•   This striking coin commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Second World War, a conflict that had an immediate and long-lasting impact on Canadians.
•   A thoughtful gift and a remarkable addition to any military or history-themed collection.
•   Coin pack available for sale in Canada only.

Design:
Your coin's design is a reproduction of the iconic photograph known as "Wait for Me, Daddy," which was taken on October 1, 1940, in New Westminster, B.C. by photographer Claude Dettloff. The men of the B.C. Regiment, the Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles, form an impressive line as they march down the street. But the focus of the image is on the real and touching scene of one family that is saying goodbye. In the centre of the image field, a pale-haired young boy has broken free of his mother's grasp (at left) to reach out to his uniformed father (at right), who is marching off to war. The father has turned to smile at his son; shifting his rifle to the other hand, he reaches out to his son one last time before they are to be separated by war.

Order your coin pack today!

* Lettermail only.

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Specifications

  • No.132618
  • Mintage While Supplies Last
  • Compositionouter ring: three-ply nickel finish plated steel; inner core: three-ply brass finish plated aluminum bronze
  • Finish
  • Weight (g) 6.92
  • Diameter (mm) 28
  • Edgeinterrupted serrations
  • Certificate
  • Face value2 dollars
  • ArtistInspired by the iconic photograph known as “Wait for Me, Daddy,” which was taken on October 1, 1940, in New Westminster, B.C. by photographer Claude Dettloff. (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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