With this stunning fine silver coin, the Royal Canadian Mint commemorates the crucial role played by the 12,000 men and women who served throughout the Second World War in Canada’s Merchant Navy. From the first day of the war to its last, these mariners risked their lives during the Battle of the Atlantic to transport vital supplies to the Allied cause, despite the constant enemy threat from above and below.
Item Number: 143916
Composition: 99.99% pure silver
Weight (g)*: 62.67
Diameter (mm): 54
Face Value: $30
Artist: Yves Bérubé
Packaging: Maroon clamshell with custom beauty box
- Crafted from 99.99% pure silver, this coin commemorates the Battle of the Atlantic and the role played by Canada’s merchant navy in ensuring the Allied cause was maintained abroad.
- Exceptional engraving and the use of multiple finishes bring to life the finely detailed image of a convoy of Canadian ships coming under attack.
- A symbolic gift for those whose loved ones served at sea during the Second World War.
- A beautiful collectible for commemorators, and a prestigious addition to any Canadian military- or history-themed collection.