It signifies a nation's recognition of an exceptional act of bravery. Established in 1972, the Cross of Valour is the highest of Canada's Decorations for Bravery, and the highest honour for individuals whose selfless actions are defined as acts of the most conspicuous courage in circumstances of extreme peril.This fine silver coin pays tribute to the 45-year history of this insignia and its honoured recipients. Composition: 99.99% pure Silver. FOURTH coin in a series honouring key anniversaries for some of the highest honours within the Canadian Honours System. A unique commemoration of the 45th anniversary of the Cross of Valour, and a profound tribute to its recipients. Beautifully crafted in 1 oz of 99.99% fine silver. This large (40 mm) coin combines precision engraving with a complex colour application, and all in a proof finish that makes this a stunning collectible. An exquisite reproduction, an exclusive opportunity. This marks the first time the rarely awarded Cross of Valour insignia has appeared on a coin.
The perfect addition to any history-themed collection, and a unique way of paying tribute to those whose actions reflect outstanding bravery.