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2013 Canada $2500 Battle of Chateauguay & Battle of Crysler Gold (No Tax)

2013 Canada $2500 Battle of Chateauguay & Battle of Crysler Gold (No Tax)
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2013 Canada $2500 Battle of Chateauguay & Battle of Crysler Gold (No Tax)

War of 1812

Royal Canadian Mint engravers faithfully reproduced portions of historical works by Canadian artists to create the reverse design in commemoration of two key battles from the War of 1812.

The upper portion of the coin features a section from the mural Climax of the Action at Crysler's Farm by Adam Sherriff-Scott (1887-1980). Sherriff-Scott is renowned for his grand depictions of historical subjects and created this powerful image of heavily outnumbered Canadian troops forcing the American invaders across the field in defeat.

The lower portion of the coin features the central portion of the illustration Bataille de la Chateauguay (Battle of the Chateauguay) by Henri Julien (1852-1908). Julien is renowned for his depictions of daily habitant life and for the speed and accuracy of his work as represented in this portrayal of de Salaberry rallying his diverse and united troops in battle.

Both images are cropped in a manner that echoes the map of Upper Canada with the northeastward flow of the St. Lawrence and its two British strongholds-Kingston and Montreal.

Item Number: 125377
Face Value: 2500 dollars
Mintage: 15
Composition: 99.99% fine gold
Weight (g): 1,000
Diameter (mm): 101.6
Edge: Serrated
Finish: Proof
Certificate: Serialized

Special Features:
- Crafted in 1 kilogram of 99.99% pure gold, this coin reigns as an internationally renowned numismatic achievement.
- An exceptional collecting opportunity-only 15 coins available worldwide!
- Adam Sherriff-Scott's mural 'Climax of the Action at Crysler's Farm,' depicts the 11 November 1813 battle. Fought in a farmer's field on the banks of the St Lawrence River, the Battle of Crysler's Farm resulted in a victory for the British but heavy losses on the American side.
- A unique reproduction of Henri Julien's famous illustration Bataille de Chateauguay (Battle of Chateauguay) crafted in exquisite detail. Julien (1852-1908) is renowned for the speed and accuracy of his work, and created a compelling portrayal of de Salaberry rallying his diverse and united troops at the start of battle.
- An unparalleled coin commemorating a defining battle in the War of 1812. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own an exclusive bicentennial tribute to a pivotal chapter in Canadian history.

Coin is encapsulated and presented in a custom maple wood box lined with flock and protected by a custom full colour beauty box.

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