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2016 Canada $20 Aircraft of WWI - Curtiss H12 (No Tax)

2016 Canada $20 Aircraft of WWI - Curtiss H12 (No Tax)

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2016 Canada $20 Aircraft of the First World War - Curtiss H-12 Fine Silver Coin (TAX Exempt) 150240

Aircraft technology was barely a decade old when the First World War began in 1914, but the needs of warfare quickly fuelled incredible advancements in aviation. This Aircraft of the First World War coin series concludes with a tribute to the Curtiss Model H-12 flying boat, which was flown by Canadian aircrew serving in the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) during their anti-submarine and anti-zeppelin patrols over the North Sea.

Item Number: 150240
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Mintage: 7,500
Weight (g): 31.83
Diameter (mm): 40
Face Value: $20
Finish: Proof
Edge: Serrated

Special Features:
- Third and final coin in an unforgettable 3-coin series that shines the spotlight on aircraft flown by Canadian combatants during the First World War.
- Painstakingly engraved in stunning detail and enhanced by the use of selective colour: The reverse presents a historically accurate depiction of a fiery encounter between a Curtiss H-12 and Zeppelin L-22 over the North Sea.
- This 1 oz. coin is 99.99% fine silver and with a mintage limited to 7,500 coins.
- Celebrates the daring, pioneering spirit of Canadians who took to the sky and helped steer the course of aviation history!
- Sure to be treasured by collectors and aviation enthusiasts for its artistic merit and historical theme, this striking coin is also a deeply meaningful gift for those whose loved ones proudly served their country abroad, whether on land or in the air.

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