A gorgeous proof silver coin in wooden case. The coin weighs 1000 grams and is 102.1 mm in diameter.
The coin is double dated on the reverse. It is minted to the standard of 99.99% purity!! The obverse has the image of the Queen (by Susanna Blunt). A uniquely numbered certificate is included. Very limited mintage of only 225.
On July 25, 1814, troops from both sides came face-to-face in an explosive encounter that would bring an end to one last invasion of Upper Canada. The coin's reverse desgin by Bonnie Ross is inspired by the Battle of Lundy's Lane. With bayonets fixed and gunfire all around them, advancing American troops (left) engage in a close battle against British troops as they defend the high ground at Lundy's Lane. SPECIAL FEATURES - A stunning bicentennial commemoration of the Battle of Lundy's Lane, which was one of the fiercest land battles in the War of 1812 and an important event in Canadian history. Inspired by Charles William Jefferys' illustration, the reverse image is a detailed depiction of the battle scene - one that is filled with intensity, bravery and tragedy.Certified 99.99% pure silver, this coin is the last of the 1-kilogram coins within the Royal Canadian Mint's War of 1812 series. The coin's diameter offers a larger canvas to beautifully showcase the world-renowned craftsmanship of the Royal Canadian Mint's engravers. A wonderful addition to any history- or military themed collection, and a unique gift for those who have an interest or passion for Canadian history. GST or HST exempt coin.
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