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2017 Canada $20 Aircraft of WWII - Avro Anson Fine Silver (No Tax)

2017 Canada $20 Aircraft of WWII - Avro Anson Fine Silver (No Tax)
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2017 Canada $20 Aircraft of WWII - Avro Anson Fine Silver (No Tax)

Nicknamed "Faithful Annie", the Avro Anson was reputed for its stability and rugged reliability. Its wartime production fuelled Canada's aircraft manufacturing industry, but its most significant role was arguably as the twin-engine aircraft of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP). This fine silver coin honours the versatile Anson for its many contributions to the Allied cause during the Second World War.

Item Number: 156470
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 in a soaring three-coin series featuring aircraft flown at home or abroad during the Second World War (1939-1945).
- The use of selective colour over engraving recreates the camouflage colours of the Avro Anson.
- 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.
- A valued collector item for both aviation enthusiasts and collectors, or a deeply meaningful keepsake for those whose loved ones served in the war.

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