Canada. 20 Dollars 2014 Proof 'Lost Ships in Canadian Waters - Empress of Ireland' 1 oz

Description
Canada. 20 Dollars 2014 Proof 'Lost Ships in Canadian Waters - Empress of Ireland' 1 oz
Silver - UNC (not released for circulation)

The reverse image designed by Canadian artist John Horton, selective paint is used to recreate the imminent collision of R.M.S Empress of Ireland and the Norwegian collier Storstad during the early morning hours of May 29, 1914.

Specifications:
1oz. of 0.999 fine Silver
7,000 minted , 38mm
Proof , Plain edge w/lettering

Special Features:
- First coin in a 3-coin series that commemorates well-known vessels that have been lost in Canadian waters, and the stories that have emerged from the events surrounding their final fate.
- Stunning colour portrait, framed within the coastline of the St. Lawrence seaway, shows R.M.S. Empress of Ireland moments before her collision with the Storstad.
- Edge-lettering displays the ship's name, as well as a bell, representing one of the recovered artifacts from the wreck.

Coin comes in mint box including certificate

Please see picture for details

Lot details
Country/province
Canada
Denomination
20 Dollars
Year/Period and Variation
2014 Proof 'Lost Ships in Canadian Waters - Empress of Ireland' 1 oz
Precious metal
Silver
Condition
UNC (not released for circulation)
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