2005 50-cent Sterling Silver Six-Coin Set – 60th anniversary of the End of the Second World War. Six pathways to liberty and honourHonour those Canadians who served in the Second World War with this important series of six 50-cent sterling silver coins. Each coin highlights a significant contribution that our troops made to pave the way for the Allies’ ultimate victory 60 years ago. The Battle of Britain. Honour the Canadians that fought alongside British pilots, seamen and ground corps during the nine-month siege of the coveted island nation. Liberation of the Netherlands. Discover the story behind the special bond that was forged between Holland and Canada during the critical last weeks of the Second World War. Salute the sheer determination and daring exploits as Canadians fought formidable armies and scorching summer heat to march through Sicily. Battle of the Scheldt. Witness the revival of Europe’s key inland port as Canadians conquered German defences on the Netherland’s impassable lowlands. Pay tribute to extraordinary bravery and the valuable lessons that were learned as Canadians put their lives on the line to raid the critical seaport of Dieppe. The Battle of the Atlantic. Remember Canada’s daring merchant fleets that crossed the Atlantic to bring much-needed men and supplies to Europe – despite the ominous threat of German U-boats. 92.5% silver, 7.5% copper. 20,000 sets worldwide. The item “2005 50-Cent Sterling Silver Six-Coin Set 60th Anniversary End of WWII (11566)” is in sale since Monday, June 5, 2017. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “gatewestcoins” and is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada
- Manufacturer: Royal Canadian Mint
- Year: 2005