The Dollar des Voltigeurs


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The Dollar des Voltigeurs with the numismatic finish and at the standard size of 0.100''. Delivered with the certificate of authenticity and for an extra 6,50$, a prestige box.

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All coins of the collection Dollar des Voltigeurs are made by Artisans du Passage following a process that reuses the copper from the ancient roof of the Voltigeurs de Quebec Armoury, burnt in a terrible fire on the night of April 4th, 2008.

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Background: Original 1887 architecture drawing of the Québec Drill Hale by Eugène Étienne Taché (BAnQ, fonds Eugène Étienne Taché, P286,D5,P29, 1887) ;


Middle ground: Group of Voltigeurs acting military campaign of North-West in 1885, the second world war of 1939-45 and the Afghanistan campaign. (credit:Mark Gagnon);

Foreground : Salaberry, the first Canadian Voltigeur. From the 3D scanning of the statue of Charles-Michel de Salaberry, a masterpiece of Louis-Philippe Hébert, part of the collection de Assemblée nationale du Québec. 


Voltigeurs de Québec's coat of arms

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