R&D SECURITY TEST TOKEN SET

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  • R&D SECURITY TEST TOKEN SET
  • R&D SECURITY TEST TOKEN SET
  • R&D SECURITY TEST TOKEN SET
$49.95

Description

From innovative metal compositions to industry-leading security features, the Royal Canadian Mint continues to engineer change. This token set pulls back the curtain on some never-before-seen minting technology developed at the Mint’s R&D facility, where these six test specimens helped give shape to the coins of tomorrow.

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • A first look at new technology. A first-time exclusive, this six-token set showcases up-and-coming minting innovations developed by the Royal Canadian Mint,
  • such as hidden micro text, incuse and raised elements, and patented tri-metal technology.
  • A glimpse of future possibilities. These are tried, tested and true examples of forward-thinking technology that could re-define future domestic or foreign coins.
  • Each one is an actual test specimen. All six tokens in this set are test specimens that come direct from the Royal Canadian Mint’s R&D facility, where each one was used in laboratory and calibration testing.
  • Driving innovation with enhanced security features. Whether it’s hidden micro text, incuse/raised elements or patented tri-metal technology, each token is a first-hand look at some of our ever-expanding slate of special features that have contributed to the Royal Canadian Mint’s reputation as a market leader in security.
  • Even the packaging has a sleek design. Sealed in Mylar to allow an unobstructed view of both sides, the tokens are enclosed in an envelope alongside a tent card with coin specifications, as well as a special note from the Chief Technology Officer at the Royal Canadian Mint.

DESIGN
Tri-Metal: The product of our patented tri-metal technology, this token an outer ring of brass plated steel. The reverse features a maple leaf on a nickel-plated steel insert, and the obverse features the Royal Canadian Mint’s logo on a copper-plated steel insert.
Moose: Crafted from multi-ply plated steel, the token includes raised and incused beads. The reverse features raised and incused maple leaves above the image of a moose. As an added security feature, micro text is hidden in the moose’s fur and gives shape to the maple leaf above the animal’s shoulder hump.
Caribou: Crafted from multi-ply plated steel, the token includes raised and incused beads. The reverse features raised and incused maple leaves above the image of a caribou. As an added security feature, micro text is hidden in the animal’s fur and gives shape to the maple leaf above the caribou’s neck.
Pie-Chart: This token has various micro text in the shape of a pie chart on the obverse and the reverse.
Leaf 1: Crafted from brass-plated steel, the token includes raised and incused beads. Both sides feature a circular pattern of raised and incused maple leaves that  surround the Royal Canadian Mint’s logo.
Leaf 2: Crafted from multi-ply nickel-plated steel, the token includes raised and incused beads. Both sides feature a circular pattern of raised and incused maple leaves that surround the Royal Canadian Mint’s logo.

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