2016 $20 The Canadian Home Front: Patrol Against U-Boats - Pure Silver Coin

SKU: 145882

RCM Number:
145882
Country: Canada
Year: 2016

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Description

This 2016 $20 fine silver coin pays tribute to Canadian patrols that were assigned to counter the U-boat threat in Canadian waters.  Mintage is limited to just 7,500 worldwide.  As a pure silver coin issued by the Royal Canadian Mint, it is GST/HST exempt.


The Design:

This $20 fine silver coin by Canadian Artist Bonnie Ross features a map that outlines the shores and major waterways of Eastern Canada where U-boats sunk or destroyed vessels during the Battle of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.  The minesweeper HMCS Drummondville of the Royal Navy is in the foreground, with the pennant numbers “J253” clearly visible on her starboard side.  . This coin is struck in one full ounce of 99.99% fine silver.  

Details

FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 20 Dollars
Year: 2016

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 38mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 31.39 grams
Bullion Weight: 1.009 Troy Ounces

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Bangor-class minesweeper HMCS Drummondville
Artist: Bonnie Ross
Finish: Proof
Series: The Canadian Home Front
Quantity Produced: 7,500
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Canada's Military


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