2 dollars: War of 1812: HMS Shannon

Series: Canada: Commemorative Toonies

Image of 2 dollar coin War of 1812: HMS Shannon | Canada 2012.  The Bimetal: CuNi, nordic gold coin is of UNC quality.
The War of 1812 was a fundamental turning point in Canada’s history, a struggle from which some of Canada’s earliest unifying moments emerged. These stories - including that of the Leda-class frigate, HMS Shannon - have become important chapters in the narrative of Canada.