2021 Canada R&D Security Test Token Set Unc
2021 Canada R&D Security Test Token Set Unc
2021 Canada R&D Security Test Token Set Unc
2021 Canada R&D Security Test Token Set Unc
2021 Canada R&D Security Test Token Set Unc
2021 Canada R&D Security Test Token Set Unc
2021 Canada R&D Security Test Token Set Unc
2021 Canada R&D Security Test Token Set Unc

2021 Canada R&D Security Test Token Set Unc

Regular price $99.00 Sale

As one of the prominent national mints in the world, the Royal Canadian Mint has a highly dedicated research and development department. Within, they test out new ideas for innovation, security, and anti-forgery techniques, amongst other things. This cool set, aims to give the collector a behind the scenes look at some of the concepts under examination:

Token 1 combines a nickel-plated steel outer ring with a clear (transparent) polymer separator, a nickel-plated steel reverse and a copper-plated steel obverse.
Token 2 features a nickel-plated steel outer ring, a black (opaque) polymer separator, a copper-plated steel reverse and a brass-plated steel obverse.
Token 3 features a a bronze-plated steel outer ring, a white (opaque) polymer separator, a brass-plated steel reverse and a copper-plated steel obverse.
Token 4 also features interrupted serrations and multi-security features in a bronze-plated steel mono-component token.
Token 5 is a copper-plated steel mono-component version of Token 4.
Token 6 is Made of nickel-plated steel, the last mono-component token in your set marks the starting point—it was the base model used to test and calibrate the presses.

Mintage of this fascinating behind-the-scenes minting set is just 10,000.

    Specifications
    Monetary Denomination: N/A
    Country: Canada
    Fineness (% purity): N/A
    Metal: Various
    Minimum Gross Weight (g): Various
    Dimensions (mm): Various
    Maximum Mintage: 10,000