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Description

This coin celebrates the the elite Canadian - American commando unit that operated during World War II.

The Devil's Brigade was originally intended to be a parachute unit that would be dropped behind enemy lines to carry out sabotage missions. The unit ended up being used for reconnaissance and raiding missions. They operated from 1942 until December 1944 when they were disbanded. The unit used printed cards that they would leave on the bodies of enemy soldiers, "Das dicke Ende kommt noch!" or "The worst is yet to come!" printed in red ink down the right side as a form of psychological warfare.

The reverse of this coin features the shoulder patch worn by the members of the unit, as well a star for the U.S. participation and a maple leaf to represent Canadian participation. Two arrows below the patch symbolize the warrior spirit.

This is a rare fractional RCM issue featuring bullion pricing.

Specifications
4182
CA
Royal Canadian Mint
Brilliant uncirculated/Used
9999
CA
The words "Canada Elizabeth II Fine Silver 1/2 oz Argent Pur 9999" and the Susanna Blunt Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II
The words "First Special Service Force Premiere Force de Service special 2 Dollars 2015" and the shoulder patch for the FSSF, two arrows and a star and a maple leaf
32.2
2.25
CAD 2
2015
Susanna Blunt (obverse), Ardell Bourgeois (reverse)
0.5000

SKU

4182

Country

CA

Manufacturer

Royal Canadian Mint

Condition

Brilliant uncirculated/Used

Purity

9999

Origin

CA

Obverse

The words "Canada Elizabeth II Fine Silver 1/2 oz Argent Pur 9999" and the Susanna Blunt Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II

Reverse

The words "First Special Service Force Premiere Force de Service special 2 Dollars 2015" and the shoulder patch for the FSSF, two arrows and a star and a maple leaf

Diameter (mm)

32.2

Average Thickness (mm)

2.25

Legal Tender

CAD 2

Year

2015

Designer

Susanna Blunt (obverse), Ardell Bourgeois (reverse)

Metal Weight (ozt)

0.5000
Reviews
4182
CA
Royal Canadian Mint
Brilliant uncirculated/Used
9999
CA
The words "Canada Elizabeth II Fine Silver 1/2 oz Argent Pur 9999" and the Susanna Blunt Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II
The words "First Special Service Force Premiere Force de Service special 2 Dollars 2015" and the shoulder patch for the FSSF, two arrows and a star and a maple leaf
32.2
2.25
CAD 2
2015
Susanna Blunt (obverse), Ardell Bourgeois (reverse)
0.5000

SKU

4182

Country

CA

Manufacturer

Royal Canadian Mint

Condition

Brilliant uncirculated/Used

Purity

9999

Origin

CA

Obverse

The words "Canada Elizabeth II Fine Silver 1/2 oz Argent Pur 9999" and the Susanna Blunt Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II

Reverse

The words "First Special Service Force Premiere Force de Service special 2 Dollars 2015" and the shoulder patch for the FSSF, two arrows and a star and a maple leaf

Diameter (mm)

32.2

Average Thickness (mm)

2.25

Legal Tender

CAD 2

Year

2015

Designer

Susanna Blunt (obverse), Ardell Bourgeois (reverse)

Metal Weight (ozt)

0.5000