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2019 Canada $20 Viola Desmond Fine Silver Coin & Banknote Set (No Tax)

2019 Canada $20 Viola Desmond Fine Silver Coin & Banknote Set (No Tax)
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SKU: 171542

2019 Canada $20 Viola Desmond Fine Silver Coin & Banknote Set (No Tax)

This Viola Desmond Pure Silver Coin and $10 Bank Note Set is a tribute to an iconic Canadian civil rights pioneer. Her acts of courage and legal challenges were rallying points for equal rights in Canada. Aside from a heartfelt tribute to Viola Desmond, this coin was released by the Royal Canadian Mint to commemorate the Black History Month. The coin's ideology and superb design make it one of the silver commemorative coins released in 2019 that's worthy of your attention.

With regard to design, the coin's reverse comes with a reproduction of the historical image of Viola Desmond, while the obverse design comes with an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

Item Number: 171542
Composition: 99.99% pure silver
Mintage: 8,000
Weight: 31.39 g
Diameter: 38 mm
Face Value: $20
Finish: Proof
Edge: Serrated
Artist: Photo reproduction (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

Special Features:
• In honour of Black History Month, the Royal Canadian Mint has proudly designed a 99.99% pure silver tribute to a Canadian civil rights pioneer, Viola Desmond (1914-1965). Each commemorative coin is accompanied by a new, $10 Viola Desmond banknote recently issued by the Bank of Canada.
• Includes her signature. The coin’s reverse features Viola Desmond’s signature. The accompanying certificate of authenticity features her full signature, as it appeared on a graduation diploma from the Desmond Studio of Beauty Culture.
• A special celebration. This coin launches just in time to commemorate Viola’s birthday (06 July 1914).

Custom black clamshell with graphic beauty box

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