2019 $20 FINE SILVER COIN VIOLA DESMOND
COIN SHIPS END OF JUNE 2019
Item Number: 171542
Composition: 99.99% pure silver
Weight*: 31.39 g
Diameter: 38 mm
Face Value: $20
Packaging: Custom black clamshell with graphic beauty box
- In honour of Black History Month, the Royal Canadian Mint has proudly designed a 99.99% pure silver tribute to a Canadian civil rights pioneer, Viola Desmond (1914-1965). Each commemorative coin is accompanied by a new, $10 Viola Desmond banknote recently issued by the Bank of Canada.
- Includes her signature. The coin’s reverse features Viola Desmond’s signature. The accompanying certificate of authenticity features her full signature, as it appeared on a graduation diploma from the Desmond Studio of Beauty Culture.
- A special celebration. This coin launches just in time to commemorate Viola’s birthday (06 July 1914).
Bank note images reproduced with the permission of the Bank of Canada – La reproduction des images de billets de banque est autorisée par la Banque du Canada