THE BATTLE OF VIMY RIDGE – 2017 $2 Special Wrap Roll – Royal Canadian Mint
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, regiments from all across Canada fought side-by-side to secure victory using an innovative tactic known as a creeping barrage.
Each coin roll includes twenty-five 2-dollar coins in a special commemorative wrap.
Limited to 10,000 rolls worldwide and highly collectible!
A beautiful collectible for commemorators, and a prestigious addition to any Canadian military- or history-themed collection.
The reverse includes a special security feature: the maple leaves are uniquely engraved in a way that ensures the authenticity of each coin
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
Material: Outer ring: Three-ply nickel finish plated steel Inner Core: Brass-plated aluminum bronze
Weight: 6.99 grams
Diameter: 28 mm
Edge: Interrupted Serrations