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2016 Canada $20 Aircraft of WWI - The Sopwith Triplane (TAX Exempt)

2016 Canada $20 Aircraft of WWI - The Sopwith Triplane (TAX Exempt)

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2016 Canada $20 The Sopwith Tri-plane: Aircraft of the First World War Series Fine Silver Coin (TAX Exempt) 150238

Aircraft technology was barely a decade old when the First World War began in 1914, but the needs of warfare quickly fuelled incredible advancements in aviation. This fine silver coin pays tribute to the aerobatic Sopwith Tri-plane, and the Canadians who famously piloted it over the Western Front between May and August 1917.

Item Number: 150238
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Mintage: 7,500
Weight (g): 31.83
Diameter (mm): 40
Face Value: $20
Finish: Proof
Edge: Serrated

Special Features:
- Second coin in an exciting new 3-coin series that shines the spotlight on aircraft flown by Canadian combatants during the First World War!
- Painstakingly engraved in stunning detail with selective colour: The reverse offers a faithful depiction of two Sopwith Trip lanes, made famous by the all-Canadian Black Flight pilots.
- This 1 oz. coin is 99.99% fine silver and with a mintage limited to 7,500 coins.
- Celebrates the daring, pioneering spirit of Canadians who took to the sky and helped steer the course of aviation history!
- Sure to be treasured by collectors and aviation enthusiasts for its artistic merit and historical theme, this striking coin is also a deeply meaningful gift for those whose loved ones proudly served their country abroad, whether on land or in the air.

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