Limited mintage of 1,500 coins available to coin collectors worldwide, and features highly detailed engraving on a large format coin. Created to commemorate the bicentennial of a historic battle of the War of 1812, this unique coin is part of a larger collection celebrating the heroes and events of the War of 1812-a formative event in Canadian history. An attractive collectible for numismatists, marine, naval and military enthusiasts, and lovers of Canadian history alike. Beautifully detailed reverse design features Canadian artist John Horton's depiction of HMS Shannon's historic defeat of USS Chesapeake during the War of 1812.Intricate and elegant design is finely engraved and meticulously presented in a beautiful Proof finish (frosted raised elements on mirror background). Composition: 99.99% pure silver. Coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint branded maroon clamshell case lined with flock and protected by a black sleeve. Finished size: 88 mm x 88 mm. Advertising Date: May 7, 2013. Launch Date: May 14, 2013. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "gatewestcoins" and is located in this country: CA. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.