2 Dollars 2017 - Vimy 100th

Added by Alain Martineau
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General Description In the spring of 1917, the Allies launched a new offensive on the Western Front, where all four divisions of the Canadian Corps were ordered to capture the heavily fortified Vimy Ridge. For the first time ever, divisions from all across Canada fought side-by-side at the same time to secure victory using an innovative tactic known as a creeping barrage. This two-dollar coin commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Honour the solidarity, bravery and sacrifice of Canadians who fought together to take Vimy Ridge.
Obv. Description Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II facing right
Rev. Description The reverse design by Canadian artist Tony Bianco features the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in Vimy, France flanked by a First World War soldier on the left and a veteran soldier on the right.
Diameter 28.00 mm
Thickness 1.00 mm
Weight 6.0000 g
Material Bi-metallic Nickel (ring) and Aluminum-Bronze (center)
Orientation Medal
Mint Canada - Royal Canadian Mint
Edge Type plain and reeded in segments
Edge Inscription CANADA 2 DOLLARS
Designer reverse: Tony Bianco
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