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2016 Proof Canadian Second World War Battlefront Series: The Battle of Hong Kong 1 oz Silver Coin with Box

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The Royal Canadian Mint is known for creating unique, meaningful coin series. The Second World War Battlefront Series is one of the many series that have popped up to commemorate one of the many wars that have been battled over the past century. Canadian soldiers were heavily involved in the Battle of Hong Kong, which is now featured on the reverse of these coins. Today, you can purchase the 2016 Proof Canadian Second World War Battlefront Series: The Battle of Hong Kong 1 oz Silver Coin from Provident Metals.

Highlights:

  • Ships in a maroon clamshell with a custom beauty box.
  • Mintage limited to just 10,000 coins!
  • 2nd release in the Second World War Battlefront Series.
  • Each coin contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver.
  • Given a face value of $20 (CAD) backed by the government of Canada.
  • King George VI is featured on the obverse.
  • Canadian soldiers in the Battle of Hong Kong featured on the reverse.

The Battle of Hong Kong started on December 8, 1941 and ended on Christmas Day that same year. The Canadian troops were tasked with defending the British Crown Colony from Japanese naval, air, and ground forces. These coins were created in 2016 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of this triumphant battle.

Obverse

On the obverse, you will see the image of King George VI, who is the father of Queen Elizabeth II. In this image, he is shown in left-profile relief. The image is the same as the one that would have been on Canadian coinage during World War II when this battle was fought.

Reverse

The reverse face of each of these coins bears the image of two Canadian soldiers fighting among the Allied forces in the Battle of Hong Kong in World War II. During this battle, Canadians and the other Allied troops were fighting against amphibious and aerial forces from the Japanese military.

History

The Royal Canadian Mint opened in 1908; today, the mint is responsible for creating coinage for the country. There are currently operations in both Ottawa and Winnipeg.

Ordering

When you order 2016 Proof Canadian Second World War Battlefront Series: The Battle of Hong Kong 1 oz Silver Coins from us, you can be sure that we are doing our best to keep your purchase as safe as possible. We use only discreet packaging to prevent theft during the shipping process. All purchases of more than $99 ship for free.

Should you have any questions about these coins, feel free to reach out to our customer service team. A member is available via lie chat, email, and telephone at 800-313-3315.

How Does Free Shipping Work?

When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $99 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $99 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $99, a $3.99 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

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For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.

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Product Details

Year 2016
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Royal Canadian Mint
Thickness 3.29 mm
Diameter 38 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination $20 CAD
Country Canada
Designer (Obverse) T.H. Paget
Designer (Reverse) Joe Kimmel
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Second World War Battlefront
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Mintage 10,000
Capsule Size 38 mm
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Packaging Dimensions 2.8x2.8x1.55
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $99 Ship Free
Provident ID 2573178