2015 Transcontinental RR-CDN Home Front' Prf $20 Silver Coin 1oz .9999(16996)NT

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller gatewestcoins (59,682) 100%, Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Ships to: CA, US, Item: 143501670367 2015 $20 FINE SILVER COIN THE CANADIAN HOME FRONT: TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD This fine silver coin pays tribute to the railways of Canada and their contributions to the war effort between 1914 and 1918. As the steel and timber arteries of a young nation, Canada’s railways played a vital role on the home front during the First World War by transporting goods and supplies that were vital to the wartime economy and Canada’s allies overseas. And as Canadians heeded the call of duty sent out on August 6, 1914, so too did the railways; they would be used extensively to transport thousands of enlisted Canadians on their journey to Europe’s battlefields, and would bring returning soldiers home again in 1918. The reverse design by Canadian artist David A. Oram features stunning finishes and expertly detailed engraving in a proud celebration of Canada’s railways and their involvement in Canada’s war effort from the very start. Seemingly leading with its smokebox and pilot, a 4-6-2 'Pacific' steam locomotive becomes the central focal point as it moves along its rails and appears to emerge towards the viewer, which adds dimension to this intricate design. Behind the locomotive are a series of passenger cars filled with Canadian soldiers; this 'troop train' is transporting Canadian soldiers to the training camp at Valcartier, Quebec, as part of their journey to the battlefields of Europe. In the background, an engraved map of eastern Canada highlights the railway lines that would have been used as part of this journey: those of the Grand Trunk Railway and part of the National Transcontinental Railway, which served as vital links between Canada’s large cities (highlighted by dots) and the ports along Canada’s East Coast. SPECIAL FEATURES- The first coin in the Canadian Home Front 4-coin series, which highlights the war effort on the Canadian home front across the country. Coins will be launched once every quarter, starting in March 2015 and finishing in the first quarter of 2016.- Each coin in the series features a beautifully engraved map element to provide geographical context to the theme.- This fine silver coin proudly commemorates the important role played by Canada’s railway systems during the First World War.- Exceptionally detailed engraving and beautiful finishes come together in this intricate design that features a 4-6-2 'Pacific' steam locomotive pulling passenger cars filled with Canadian soldiers.- A striking collectible for commemorators, and an impressive addition to any Canadian history-themed collection. PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS- Composition 99.99% pure silver- Mintage 7,500- Weight (g)* 31.39- Diameter (mm) 38- Face Value $20- Finish Proof- Edge Serrated- Artist David A. Oram- Packaging Maroon clamshell with custom beauty box- Finished Size 67 mm x 67 mm *Customers located in MANITOBA, CANADA!!!! Please be advised that this item is not PST exempt in Manitoba and that the PST must be added to your purchase of this item. Please DO NOT hit pay it now until a revised invoice can be generated and sent to you. Condition: Brand new in original package., Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada, Certification: RCM, Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated, Manufacturer: Royal Canadian Mint, Year: 2015

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