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2017 Canada $20 Hawker Hurricane - Aircraft of WWII Series - (TAX Exempt) 155694



 
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History remembers the Hawker Hurricane as one of the most versatile aircraft of the Second World War, and as a great defender of Great Britain during the legendary Battle of Britain (1940). This fine silver coin pays tribute to the Hurricane as a military and aviation icon—one that was flown throughout the war by the Canadian pilots in the Royal Air Force (RAF) and Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).

Specifications:
Item Number: 155694
Composition: 99.99% pure silver
Mintage: 7,500
Weight (g)*: 31.83
Diameter (mm): 40
Face Value: $20Finish: Proof
Edge: Serrated

Special Features:
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FIRST in a thrilling three-coin series featuring aircraft flown at home or abroad during the Second World War (1939-1945).
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The legendary Hawker Hurricane takes to the skies once more, thanks to the dazzling use of selective colour over the intricately detailed engraving.
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Attention to historical accuracy extends to the use of the effigy of King George VI on the obverse, as it appeared on Canadian coins issued during the Second World War.
- The artistry and theme makes this a fantastic addition to any historical-, military- or aircraft-themed collection.

Packaging:
Maroon clamshell with black beauty box

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