dedication is the theme of four 2016 coins from the Royal Canadian
Mint, and police officers are the latest subject in the series.
RCM on Aug. 2 released the third $15 coin in the National Heroes
silver series, honoring police officers.
reverse design by Canadian artist Ken Ryan uses selective color over
detailed engraving in a rendition of a police officer in action.
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police car parked on the side of a paved roadway appears in the background.
color brings to life the dark blue uniform of the police officer in
the foreground, along with the red striping on the pants and the band
around the peaked police cap. Responding to a crime in progress, the
officer sprints into action with right hand stretched toward the
equipment belt, while the left hand brings a whistle to the officer’s lips.
Proof .9999 fine silver $15 coin weighs 23.17 grams, measures 36.07
millimeters in diameter and has a mintage limit of 10,000 pieces.
Police Officers coin follows the May 3 launch of a coin for
firefighters, and a June 7 coin for paramedics.
final coin in the set, honoring military members, is due for release
National Heroes coins have a release price of $69.95 Canadian.
Talisman Coins offers the coin for $52.95 U.S. Earlier issues
remain available at varied prices. To order, visit the distributor website.