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2014 - $30 - 2 oz. Fine Silver Coin - Canadian Machine Gunner in Training

2014 - $30 - 2 oz. Fine Silver Coin - Canadian Machine Gunner in Training
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2 oz. Fine Silver Coin - Canadian Machine Gunner in Training - 75th Anniversary of the Declaration of the Second World War
The economic hardships of the Great Depression had left Canada's military undermanned and unprepared for the onset of war, and its equipment was at risk of being outdated.

Thanks to a national recruitment drive, over 58,000 men and women enlisted by the month's end. Coastal defences were reinforced, militia regiments were mobilized and the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP)–which would eventually train nearly half of the Commonwealth's air crews on Canadian soil–was implemented. In December, units of the 1st Canadian Infantry Division set sail from Halifax to Britain–the first wave of Canadians who would serve overseas until the war's end in 1945.

Meanwhile, Canada's economy adapted quickly to the war effort and transformed the country into an economic power. New industries were created while existing factories converted to the production of wartime materials. Thousands of airplanes, ships, vehicles, guns and ammunition would be produced by factories in Canada, which became the fourth largest supplier among the Allied countries. 

Specifications
No. 130576
Mintage 5000
Composition 99.99% pure silver
Finish proof
Weight (g) 62.67
Diameter (mm) 54
Edge serrated
Certificate serialized
Face value 30 dollars
Artist Silvia Pecota (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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