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Royal Canadian Mint Releases $30 Battle of the Atlantic Silver Coin

Credit: Royal Canadian Mint

Credit: Royal Canadian Mint

During the six long years of Second World War, the naval warfare endured by the Allied forces in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean was strongly supported by the Canadian Merchant Navy who provided them with the much-needed personnel, food, fuel and weapons. In the absence of Canada’s help, a crucial Nazi victory at sea could have starved Great-Britain into capitulation. To commemorate Canada merchant navy’s valuable help, the Royal Canadian Mint has released the 2015 Canada’s Merchant Navy in the Battle of the Atlantic 2 oz. Fine Silver Coin. Continue reading