2018 Canada $20 A Nation’s Mettle – The Dieppe Raid Fine Silver

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2018 Canada $20 A Nation’s Mettle – The Dieppe Raid Fine Silver

Catalog #: RCM2018-20TDR

$90.00

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2018 Canada $20 A Nation’s Mettle – The Dieppe Raid Fine Silver (No Tax)

They are the brave; the heroic; the everyday Canadians who, over the course of nine terrible hours of fighting, would prove a nation’s mettle under a relentless hail of enemy fire. This fine silver coin reflects on the legacy of the Dieppe Raid as a lesson in heroism, sacrifice and remembrance, represented by those who lived it and the many who never returned.

Specifications:
Item Number: 168084
Composition: 99.99% pure silver
Mintage: 5,000
Weight*: 31.39 g
Diameter: 38 mm
Face Value: $20
Finish: Proof
Edge: Serrated
Artist: Laurie McGaw (reverse), T. H. Paget (obverse)

Special Features:
• A special commemoration. The Dieppe Raid casts a long shadow on Canadian history. This special collectible is an act of remembrance honouring the Canadian combatants who landed on the beaches or flew in the skies over Dieppe on August 19, 1942.
• Honouring the legacy. Engraved in outstanding detail, the moving scene on the reverse steps onto the pebble beach where it all happened, and where a Canadian veteran takes a moment to salute the fallen who appear as a reflection in the water.
• Historical effigy. The obverse features the effigy of King George VI, as it appeared on all Canadian coins minted during the Second World War.
• A history-themed collectible or a very special gift that honours Canada’s combatants past and present, and remembers the legacy of those who served their country during a time of war.