2013 $500 HMS Shannon & USS Chesapeake - Pure Gold Coin

SKU: 623932042407

RCM Number:
120788
Country: Canada
Year: 2013

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Description

Created to commemorate the bicentennial of a historic battle of the War of 1812, this unique coin is part of a larger collection celebrating the heroes and events of the War of 1812—a formative event in Canadian history. The beautifully detailed reverse design features Canadian artist John Horton’s depiction of HMS Shannon’s historic defeat of USS Chesapeake during the War of 1812, presented in a beautiful proof finish.

The reverse image depicts the final moments of the famous battle of HMS Shannon, pictured on the right, and the battle-worn USS Chesapeake, pictured on the left with its decks ablaze and gun-ports destroyed. The embossed bilingual title celebrates HMS Shannon’s victory by listing its name first: “THE/Le SHANNON AND THE/et le CHESAPEAKE.” The reverse side also features the dates “1813 -2013” commemorating the bicentennial of HMS Shannon’s famous defeat of USS Chesapeake.

Details

FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 500 Dollars
Year: 2013

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 60mm
Material: Gold
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 156.05grams
Bullion Weight: 5 Troy Ounces

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Final moment of Victory between HMS Shannon and USS Chesapeake
Finish: Proof
Series: Heroes and events of War of 1812
Quantity Produced: 200
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Victory on the High Seas: HMS Shannon


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