2 Dollars 2012 - War Of 1812

Added by Alain Martineau
In personal collections 41
General Description Reeded in segment + inscription
The War of 1812 was a fundamental turning point in Canada’s history, a struggle from which some of Canada’s earliest unifying moments emerged. These stories - including that of the Leda-class frigate, HMS Shannon - have become important chapters in the narrative of Canada.
Obv. Description Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Rev. Description Depiction of HMS Shannon - rendered in elaborate detail - leaving the Halifax harbor during the War of 1812. Also includes the text “The War of 1812/La guerre de 1812” and “HMS Shannon.”
HMS Shannon’s figurehead between 2 Maple leaf at bottom
Catalog code KM#1258
Diameter 28.00 mm
Thickness 1.75 mm
Weight 6.9200 g
Material Bi-metallic Stainless Steel (ring) and Aluminum-Bronze (center)
Orientation Medal
Mint Canada - Royal Canadian Mint
Edge Type -not in this list-
Edge Inscription 2 DOLLARS + CANADA
Designer Bonnie Ross
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