2012 Canada 1/4 oz Gold $10 War of 1812 BU

2012 Canada 1/4 oz Gold $10 War of 1812 BU

Issued to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 1/4 oz of .9999 fine Gold.
  • Comes packaged in a plastic flip.
  • Mintage of 2,000 coins.
  • Obverse: Right-facing profile of Queen Elizabeth II, along with the year and face value.
  • Reverse: A stunning heraldic commemoration of the bicentennial of a pivotal moment in Canadian, British, and American history. The eagle, representing American forces, stands powerfully opposed to the lion, who symbolizes the British forces. Between them stretches the shield of military conflict upon which is emblazoned the maple leaf, signifying the shared resolve of the English and French-speaking Canadian volunteers and First Nations warriors who worked together to bravely defend their land and ways of life.
  • Sovereign coin backed by the Canadian government.

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Customer Reviews of 2012 Canada 1/4 oz Gold $10 War of 1812 BU
2012 Canada 1/4 oz Gold $10 War of 1812 BU
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Proof vs BU Mintage

By  MétéoMan

from Toronto, Canada


The mintage of 2000, (actually 1997 sold) refers to the proof version. The BU version described here has a mintage of 115,999.


  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand


  • Common (higher mintage)

Great coin. Excellent value

By  nancyobx

from stafford spgs. CT


mintage is 2000 not 100,000 as stated, making it much more collectible http://www.mint.ca/store/coin/fine-gold-coin-war-of-1812-mintage-2000-2012-prod1300006#.VXxLXflViko


  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Mint Condition

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