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1998 Canada $20 Aviation - Canadair CP-107 Argus Sterling Silver

1998 Canada $20 Aviation - Canadair CP-107 Argus Sterling Silver


 
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As is typical with this series, the outer cardboard sleeve might have some light wear.
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1998 Canada $20 Aviation - Canadair CP-107 Argus Sterling Silver

Coin comes with COA and RCM issued case. This product may or may not come with the outer cardboard sleeve. As is typical with this series, the outer cardboard sleeve might have some light wear.

Fitted with extensive electronic equipment for its anti-submarine warfare role, the Argus was one of the most sophisticated combat aircraft of its time. It first took to the skies in 1957 and entered service with the Royal Canadian Air Force the following year.

Powered by four huge piston engines, its high power and maximum fuel economy gave it long range and endurance. A specially strengthened airframe enabled it to withstand the rigours of low-level flying. The Argus boasted an advanced navigational system.

Specifications:
Face Value: 20 dollars
Mintage: 14,711
Composition: 92.5% Silver, 7.5% Copper
Weight (g): 31.103
Diameter (mm): 38
Edge: Interrupted Serration
Finish: Proof

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