2010 LIMITED EDITION PROOF SILVER DOLLAR - POPPY. World War I the War to End all Wars. A battlefield gives birth to a flower; a flower inspires a poem; a poem prompts a movement; and a single day of tribute blossoms into a. Every poppy worn on coats and hats during those waning, grey days of November is symbolic of a life touched by war; the countless men and women who stepped forward to serve the cause of peace and freedom.
They witnessed the worst and the best of humanity; served with selfless bravery; countless acts that fell with their heroes never to be. And those who did return, part of them remained lost forever.Though veterans stand proud during tributes of remembrance, tears fall fresh as yesterday. And as 2010 claims our last Canadian World War I veteran, we who enjoy the liberties bequeathed by his generations selfless acts and sacrifices, pay tribute to their legacy, symbolized by the poppy.
A historic keepsake issued on the passing the last known veteran of the First World War. The design features a sea of poppies, one enamelled in vibrant colour to represent the individual saga lived by each veteran of war; one of countless stories played out in conflicts around the worldpast, present and future. A touching tribute to any member of Canadas military or peacekeeping forces. Composition: 92.5% silver, 7.5% copper. Each coin is encapsulated and presented in a maroon clamshell case lined with flock and protected by a black sleeve.
Advertising date: September 15, 2010. Launch date: October 6, 2010.
The item "2010 Colorized Enameled'Poppy' Proof Silver $1 (12744)" is in sale since Wednesday, September 1, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "gatewestcoins" and is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.