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2017 $20 First World War Battlefront Series: Battle of Passchendaele - Pure Silver Coin
2017 $20 First World War Battlefront Series: Battle of Passchendaele - Pure Silver Coin
 
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Our Price: $112.95 ** Tax Exempt **
Year: 2017

RCM# 147830

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Product Code: 623932085503

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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.

The reverse design by Canadian artist Pandora Young features a powerfully evocative scene that captures the spirit of Canada’s participation in the Battle of Passchendaele. A first-person perspective immerses the viewer in the action for a closer connection to this important chapter in our past. The setting is a chilling one: highly detailed engraving re-creates the devastated landscape in the background, where months of heavy artillery fire and relentless rains have transformed the once-fertile terrain into a quagmire. Four Canadian soldiers move across the muddy battlefield, their silhouettes mirrored in the rainwater at their feet. A closer look at the water reveals several more reflections that represent their fallen comrades, whose memory is carried forward by their surviving brothers in arms—and a nation.

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.
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Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 20Dollar

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