2017 $2 Battle of Vimy Ridge - Special Wrap Roll

SKU: 623932089679

RCM Number:
165436
Country: Canada
Year: 2017

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***LIMIT 2 PER HOUSEHOLD***

The commemorative coins in this 2017 $2 special wrap roll of The Battle of Vimy Ridge coin mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge (April 9-12, 1917). Each roll contains 25 brilliant uncirculated Vimy Ridge design coins in a special commemorative wrap.

The reverse design by Canadian artist Tony Bianco features the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in Vimy, France flanked by a First World War soldier on the left and a veteran soldier on the right.

About Vimy Ridge
Vimy Ridge, France was the location of one of the most significant battles of World War I. It was taken and held by Canadian troops from April 9th to 12th, 1917. The bravery and sacrifice of the men will always be remembered. The victory came at a terrible cost with ten thousand Canadians dead or wounded on the 9th: the worst dayÕs losses for Canada in the war.

The battle of Vimy Ridge marks a significant turning point in Canadian history, where the four Canadian divisions fought together as a unified fighting force for the first time. The impressive victory over German forces is often cited as the beginning of CanadaÕs evolution from Dominion to independent nation.

Details

FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 2 Dollars
Year: 2017

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 28 mm
Material: Other
Weight: 6.99 grams

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Engraved design of Canadian National Vimy Ridge Memorial flanked by WWI soldier and veteran soldier
Artist: Tony Bianco
Finish: Circulation
Quantity Produced: 10000
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Canada's History, Coin Rolls


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