2017 Canada $20 WWI Battlefront – The Battle of Passchendaele Fine Silver

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2017 Canada $20 WWI Battlefront – The Battle of Passchendaele Fine Silver

Catalog #: RCM2017-20BSP

$90.00

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2017 Canada $20 WWI Battlefront – The Battle of Passchendaele Fine Silver (No Tax)

This fine silver coin – the sixth in the First World War Battlefront series – remembers Canada at the Battle of Passchendaele, which has become synonymous with mud-soaked tragedy and triumph. The powerful design on the reverse goes beyond the pages of history, to reflect on the cost of a victory achieved through tenacity and heroism in unspeakable circumstances.

Specifications:
Item Number: 147830
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Mintage: 10,000
Weight (g): 31.39
Diameter (mm): 38
Face Value: $20
Finish: Proof with selective gold plating
Edge: Serrated

Special Features:
– SIXTH COIN: The multi-year First World War Battlefront series continues its exploration of Canada’s participation in the First World War, but with a poignant design that reminds us of the tragic cost of the war.
– BEYOND THE BATTLEFIELD: More than just a history lesson, your coin is a powerful tribute to Canadians who took part in the Passchendaele offensive of 1917.
– THE WEIGHT OF THE WAR: Engraved in incredible detail, the devastated landscape is a chilling reminder of the harsh realities at Passchendaele – especially viewed from the reverse’s first-person perspective.
– A DEDICATION TO THE FALLEN, AND TO THOSE WHO ENDURED: The reflections in the water are a particularly stirring sight, since the spirits of fallen colleagues joins the four soldiers in their advance.
– 99.99% PURE SILVER WITH A TOUCH OF GOLD: Selective gold plating puts special emphasis on the winged figure of “Victory,” as depicted on the Victory Medal awarded to members of the Allied forces after the First World War.