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1994 Canada $20 Aviation - Curtiss HS-2L Sterling Silver Coin

1994 Canada $20 Aviation - Curtiss HS-2L Sterling Silver Coin


 
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1994 Canada $20 Aviation - Curtiss HS-2L Sterling Silver Coin

Coin comes with COA and RCM issued case. This product may or may not come with the outer cardboard sleeve.

Used by the military during World War I, the Curitss HS-2L later became an important bush aircraft in Canada. The country's first bush flying operation began in June 1919 when survey flights were conducted from Lac-a-la-Tortue, Quebec.

The first Canadian civil Curtiss HS-2L, named La Vigilance, was delivered there by pilot Stuart Graham, acting navigator Madge Graham and engineer Walter Kahre who had flown from the former United States Naval Air Station at Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Specifications:
Face Value: 20 dollars
Mintage: 31,242
Composition: 92.5% Silver, 7.5% Copper
Weight (g): 31.103
Diameter (mm): 38
Edge: Interrupted Serration
Finish: Proof

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