Why add this 2016 Canada $5 1 oz. Reverse Proof Silver Maple Leaf - Mark V Tank Privy GEM Proof to your collection?
This 2016 Canada 1 oz. Reverse Proof Silver Maple Leaf with Mark V Tank Privy is ideal for collectors who like coins associated with military history. This coin, which bears the classic design of the Canadian Maple Leaf, the globally popular bullion coin, also features a privy mark of the Mark V tank. The tank played a crucial role in the allied efforts to defeat the Germans in the trench warfare of World War I. Oriented toward the right of the holder, the tank can best be viewed under magnification. Even with its small size on the coin, it is easy for the viewer to see just how imposing the tank would have been on the battlefield. Besides the privy mark, this piece offers holders the chance to admire the maple leaf design with a reverse proof finish. For those who appreciate the remarkable artistry that goes into every last detail of the design, that alone would be reason enough to add this coin to their collections. With a mintage of just 50,000, these coins may not be available for long, so pick one up while you still can.