A new privy mark Maple Leaf silver $5 coin is being issued to raise
money for wounded warriors and their families
Officials of Rosland Capital and the Royal Canadian Mint announced
Oct. 13 a limited edition coin to benefit the American organization
Fisher House Foundation, and Canada’s Valour Place. Both agencies
provide free accommodation for American and Canadian military and
veterans’ families while their loved ones are receiving hospital treatment.
The 2015 .9999 fine silver 1-ounce coin features a heart-shaped
privy mark, representing the heart at the center of the Fisher House
logo. Sales of the coin will benefit each charity. Rosland officials
said the firm would donate $1 — 50 cents per organization — for each
coin sold. In addition, Rosland Capital will make an additional
donation of $25,000 to the Fisher House Foundation, according to the firm.
A representative of Rosland would not announce the mintage limit and
cost for the coin.
The coin carries the Susanna Blunt effigy of Queen Elizabeth II on
The heart privy mark appears on the reverse, to the left of the
The coin exhibits the radial line finish that debuted with the 2014
silver Maple Leaf.
“We’re proud to have so many veterans among the Rosland family [of
customers] so we’re delighted to be able to support an organization
that does so much to help military and veterans’ families,” said Marin
Aleksov, chief executive officer of Rosland Capital, in a press release.
Privy marks have been a popular element to the silver Maple Leaf
bullion program. Various marks in the past have noted Chinese Zodiac
calendar phases, the Titanic sinking, and World War II, among
To learn more about the coin, visit the issuer’s website or
telephone it at 800-461-1246.
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