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2015 Canada $3 100th Anniversary of In Flanders Fields Silver (No Tax)

2015 Canada $3 100th Anniversary of In Flanders Fields Silver (No Tax)

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2015 $3 100th Anniversary of In Flanders Fields Fine Silver Coin (TAX Exempt) 145687

This 2015 $3 100th Anniversary of In Flanders Fields silver coin pays tribute to one of history's most iconic wartime poems. Written during the First World War by Canadian physician Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, it was written to give voice to approximately 60,000 Canadians who lost their lives during this historic armed conflict.

Designed by Canadian artist Laurie McGaw, the coin depicts Lieutenant Colonel Joh McCrae as he composes his poem in beautiful detail.

Item Number: 145687
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Mintage: 15,000
Weight (g): 7.96
Diameter (mm): 27
Face Value: $3
Finish: Matte Proof
Edge: Serrated

Special Features:
• This fine silver coin is a moving commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Canadian John McCrae's famous poem In Flanders Fields, which helped transform the poppy into a world-renowned memorial symbol.
• A fitting tribute to the more than 600,000 Canadians who served abroad during the First World War, and the 60,000 who perished.
• Finely detailed engraving is beautifully enhanced through the use of multiple finishes that bring added depth and dimension to the stirring design.
• Crafted from 99.99% pure silver, this coin has a limited mintage of 15,000 worldwide.
• A striking collectible for commemorators, and a prestigious addition to any Canadian military- or history-themed collection.
• A symbolic gift for those in the military, or as a tribute to loved ones who were lost at war.

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