20 Dollars - Elizabeth II George V - The Second Battle of Ypres

Features

Issuer Canada
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2015
Value 20 Dollars
20 CAD = USD 16
Currency Canadian dollar (1858-date)
Composition Silver (.9999)
Weight 31.39 g
Diameter 38 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 71709
Numista (https://numista.com)
References KM# 1861
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.

Commemorative issue

First World War Battlefront Series

Obverse

Bust of George V to left, value below.

Lettering:
GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: REX ET IND: IMP
B.M.
20 DOLLARS

Translation: George V, King and Emperor of India by the Grace of God

Engraver: E.B. MacKennal

Reverse

Canadian soldiers in action during the Second Battle of Ypres during World War I, gold-plated angel and dates below.

Lettering:
CANADA
1915 2015
THE SECOND BATTLE OF YPRES LA DEUXIEME BATAILLE D'YPRES

Engraver: Silvia Pecota

Toronto-born, Silvia Pecota, is an award-winning artist and photographer whose work covers the four corners of the world. She has exhibited in Canada, the United States, Germany, Italy, the former Soviet Union, and Afghanistan. Since 1985, her photographs have appeared internationally in several top publications.

Edge

Reeded

Comments

2nd issue in the 8-coin series.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
2015  10 000 Proof

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