As the War of 1812 waged on, American and British North American forces continued to battle one another for territorial gains. On July 25, 1814, troops from both sides came face-to-face in an explosive encounter that would bring an end to one last invasion of Upper Canada.
Composition: 99.99% fine silver
Weight (g): 1,000
Diameter (mm): 102.1
Face Value: $250
Artist: Bonnie Ross
Packaging: Maple wood clamshell with black beauty box
Finished size: 225 mm x 225 mm
- A stunning bicentennial commemoration of the Battle of Lundy’s Lane, which was one of the fiercest land battles in the War of 1812 and an important event in Canadian history.
- Inspired by Charles William Jefferys’ illustration, the reverse image is a detailed depiction of the battle scene – one that is filled with intensity, bravery and tragedy.
- Certified 99.99% pure silver, this coin is the last of the 1-kilogram coins within the Royal Canadian Mint’s War of 1812 series.
- The coin’s diameter offers a larger canvas to beautifully showcase the world-renowned craftsmanship of the Royal Canadian Mint’s engravers.
- A wonderful addition to any history- or military-themed collection, and a unique gift for those who have an interest or passion for Canadian history.
The coin’s reverse desgin by Bonnie Ross is inspired by the Battle of Lundy’s Lane. With bayonets fixed and gunfire all around them, advancing American troops (left) engage in a close battle against British troops as they defend the high ground at Lundy’s Lane.