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2017 Canada $20 WWII Battlefront - The Battle Of Dieppe (No Tax)

2017 Canada $20 WWII Battlefront - The Battle Of Dieppe (No Tax)

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2017 Canada $20 Second World War Battlefront Series - The Battle Of Dieppe Fine Silver (No Tax)

They came by sea and by air on August 19, 1942, nearly 5,000 Canadians were at the forefront of "Operation Jubilee" when Allied forces launched a large-scale assault on the occupied French port of Dieppe. It was to be Canada's first army offensive of the European campaign; but against a well-fortified enemy, Canada suffered its heaviest single-day losses of the Second World War. This fine silver coin honours the valorous spirit of the Canadians who fought at Dieppe, and their selfless acts of heroism against all odds.

Item Number: 147819
Composition: 99.99% pure silver
Mintage: 7,500
Weight (g): 31.39
Diameter (mm): 38
Face Value: $20
Finish: Proof
Edge: Serrated

Special Features:
- Third coin in the Second World War Battlefront Series, which honours Canada's participation in key battles of the Second World War.
- Struck with a proof finish in 99.99% pure silver, the coin features finely engraved details that showcase the Royal Canadian Mint's world-class artistry and craftsmanship.
- A commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid, and a tribute to the nearly 5,000 Canadians who played a major role in trying to seize the occupied French town.
- The coin features a first-person perspective of the landing at White Beach, which is engraved in outstanding detail and with great care to ensure a high degree of historical accuracy.
- Mintage limited to 7,500 coins worldwide.
- An outstanding addition to any military or history-themed collection and a thoughtful gift for military enthusiasts.

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