Canada: 2013 $50 War of 1812 - HMS Shannon & USS Chesapeak 5 oz Silver Coin
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Canada: $50 HMS Shannon & USS Chesapeak Coin 2013
Composition: 99% silver
Design: The coin depicts the final moments of the famous battle between the HMS Shannon (right) and the battle-worn USS Chesapeake ( left), its decks ablaze and gun-ports destroyed. The coin features an embossed bilingual title that celebrates the HMS Shannon’s victory by listing its name first “THE/LE SHANNON AND THE/ET LE CHESAPEAKE.” It also features the dates “1813-2013,” commemorating 200 years since the famous war battle. The coin was desgined by Canadian artist John Horton.
Packging: The coin comes encapsulated and presented in a maroon flock-lined clamshell case. It is protected by a black sleeve and accompanied by a serialized certificate of authenticity.