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Coin "Centennial of the Parliament Buildings Fire and the Preservation of the Library of Parliament"

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Name Centennial of the Parliament Buildings Fire and the Preservation of the Library of Parliament
Presented by Royal Canadian Mint
Nominal value 100 dollars
Metal Gold 999,9°
Weight 12
Diameter 27
Thickness 2,05
Mintage 1500
Production quality No Technology
Description of obverse and reverse The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The reverse transports the viewer to the fateful night of February 3, 1916 as we bear witness to the tragic fire that has engulfed the Centre Block of Parliament in Ottawa. As flames and smoke suddenly billow into the night sky, firefighters quickly rush onto the scene; near the western rear of the Centre Block, one firefighter stands ahead of a steamer as he douses the flames with water, while two more rush across the snow-covered landscape to join the fray. In the midst of all the chaos and tragedy, the towering spire of the Library of Parliament remains an inspiring sight as it seems to remain untouched by the blaze, thanks in part to the fireproof doors that helped protect this architectural jewel and its irreplaceable collection.
A brief annotation On the night of February 3, 1916, tragedy struck at the heart of a young nation when the Centre Block of Canada’s stately Parliament Buildings was suddenly engulfed in flames. By morning, the still-smouldering outer walls were all that remained of the original landmark—save for the magnificent Library of Parliament, whose unlikely preservation became an inspiring national symbol of resilience in the face of adversity.
Designer Tony Bianco
Producer Royal Canadian Mint

Дмитрий Дорохин
Пожарные-нормуль,а бабушка Лиза уже поднадоела...Очень часто встречается!
Сергей Журавель
Сцена пожара хороша.
Алексей Антипов
Горит натурально.
Странные темы выбирают для монет иногда ...
Надежда Веренько
Несмотря на обилие деталей, на монете нет ничего лишнего. И комментарий все объясняет - идея в монете  реализована отлично.
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