2015 Canada $20 WWI Battlefront – Battle of Neuve-Chapelle


2015 Canada $20 WWI Battlefront – Battle of Neuve-Chapelle

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2015 $20 Battle of Neuve-Chapelle Fine Silver Coin – First World War Battlefront Series (TAX Exempt) 133229

On the morning of March 10, 1915, the deafening sound of heavy artillery suddenly filled the air near the French village of Neuve-Chapelle, where Canada’s soldiers would get their first true taste of battle in the First World War. The Royal Canadian Mint commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Neuve-Chapelle with this coin – the first in a series that highlights the contributions made by the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) on the battlefields of Europe.

Item Number: 133229
Composition: 99.99% pure silver with selective gold plating
Mintage: 10,000
Weight (g): 31.39
Diameter (mm): 38
Face Value: $20
Finish: Proof
Edge: Serrated

Special Features:
– First coin in the Royal Canadian Mint’s newest First World War series entitled Battlefront, which depicts Canada’s soldiers in action on the battlefields of Europe.
– A poignant commemoration of the contributions made by members of the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) at the Battle of Neuve-Chapelle in 1915 during the First World War.
– Selective gold plating beautifully showcases the faithful recreation of the winged figure of Victory, as it appeared on the Victory Medal.
– Limited mintage of only 10,000 coins.
– A thoughtful addition to any military or history-themed collection.
– A meaningful gift for the loved ones and descendants of those who proudly served their country abroad.