Large format coin commemorates War of 1812. The War of 1812 was a fundamental turning point in Canadas history: it profoundly influenced Canadas sense of identity and united French- and English-speaking inhabitants, Indigenous communities, farmers, soldiers, artisans and others in an effort to preserve their ways of life from American invasion. Two-hundred years ago, the HMS. Celebrated victory on the high seas against the USS. In highly detailed engraving, this large format 5 oz fine silver coin commemorates the historic battle that still remains a formative event in Canadian history. With only 1,500 of these fine silver coins available. Your 5 oz fine silver coin commemorates the bicentennial of the HMS. Historic defeat of the USS. During the War of 1812. Certified fine silver (99.99% pure). Finely engraved and meticulously presented in a beautiful proof finish. Very limited mintage of 1,500 coins. Designed by Canadian artist John Horton, this coin depicts the final moments of the famous battle of the HMS. (at right) and the battle-worn USS. (at left), its decks ablaze and gun-ports destroyed. Your coin features an embossed bilingual title that celebrates the HMS. Victory by listing its name first. THE/LE SHANNON AND THE/ET LE CHESAPEAKE. Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint branded maroon clamshell case lined with flock and protected by a black sleeve. This coin is an attractive collectible for numismatists; marine, naval and military enthusiasts; and lovers of Canadian history alike. Fine silver (99.99% pure). John Horton (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse). The item “CANADA $50 5 oz PURE SILVER COIN- THE SHANNON AND THE CHESAPEAKE- RCM 2013″ is in sale since Saturday, March 18, 2017. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “optoscval” and is located in Brossard. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Pure Silver Coin: 5 oz Fine Silver 99.99%
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada
- Certification Number: 0229
- Certification: RCM
- Grade: NEW-MODERN COIN
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated