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Why purchase this 2017 Aircraft of the Second World War Colorized 1 oz. Silver Proof?
The Royal Canadian Mint's (RCM) Aircraft of the Second World War series is a three coin collection featuring aircraft flown during World War II. This stunning 40 mm diameter colorized proof, the second release of the series, is dedicated to the reliable Avro Anson. Nicknamed "Faithful Annie," the twin-engine aircraft was one of the most important planes participating in the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. The gorgeous commemorative coin is struck from 1 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver, with a mintage limited to 7,500 coins.
Magnificent engraved details enhanced with realistic colors
The reverse, designed by Canadian artist David A. Oram, depicts a fully colorized Avro Anson flying over an ocean convoy of ships. Inscriptions include "CANADA 2017" and "AVRO ANSON."
The obverse features the original effigy of King George VI by T. H. Paget, as minted on Canadian coinage during World War II. Inscribed "GEORGIVS VI D: G: REX ET IND: IMP:" (George VI, King and Emperor of India by the Grace of God) and "20 DOLLARS."
Stunning GEM Proof in original Mint packaging
This 2017 Canada $20 Aircraft of the Second World War Colorized Silver GEM Proof featuring the Avro Anson includes a serialized Certificate of Authenticity in the original package from the RCM. The encapsulated proof is presented in a RCM-branded maroon clamshell case.
Add the second release of the Aircraft of the Second World War series to your collection today!
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Mint:||Royal Canadian Mint|
|Packaging:||Original Government Packaging|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1032 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
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