2018 DIE CRACK Canadian R&D Security Test 6-Token Special Edition Set (Error)

Item: #2018-R&DTOKEN-ERR-SET    |    Mfr: Royal Canadian Mint    |   #170774

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2018 DIE CRACK Canadian R&D Security Test 6-Token Special Edition Set (Error)

 

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The TRI-METAL Test Token with Maple Leaf design has a DIE CRACK running across its diameter. 

 

An exclusive first look at the future of coinage

From innovative metal compositions to industry-leading security features, we're engineering change. This 6-token set is your first look at some of the never-before-seen technology developed at our R&D facility in Winnipeg. All six tokens were used in laboratory and calibration testing; they are the prototypes of innovation, with features such as hidden micro text, incuse and raised elements, and even a patented tri-metallic combination—a world first that is waiting in the wings.

Add this “sneak peek” at the next generation of coinage to your collection today!

 

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.


Packaging

2018 DIE CRACK Canadian R&D Security Test 6-Token Special Edition Set (Error) comes 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.

 

Specifications

TRI-METAL
COMPOSITION: Multi-ply plated steel Outer Ring: Brass Plated Steel Inner Rings: Nickel Plated Steel, Copper Plated Steel
WEIGHT: 7.62 g
DIAMETER: 24.65 mm
SECURITY FEATURES: Tri-Metal composition (Issued Canadian patent CA2854146C)

MOOSE
COMPOSITION: Multi-ply plated steel
WEIGHT: 4.4 g
DIAMETER: 23.88 mm
SECURITY FEATURES: Microtext, raised and incused maple leaves, raised and incused beads

CARIBOU
COMPOSITION: Multi-ply plated steel
WEIGHT: 4.4 g
DIAMETER: 23.88 mm
SECURITY FEATURES: Microtext, raised and incused maple leaves, raised and incused beads

PIE-CHART
COMPOSITION: Multi-ply plated steel
WEIGHT: 4.4 g
DIAMETER: 23.88 mm
SECURITY FEATURES: Microtext

LEAF 1
COMPOSITION: Brass plated steel
WEIGHT: 4.4 g
DIAMETER: 23.88 mm
SECURITY FEATURES: Raised and incused maple leaves

LEAF 2
COMPOSITION: Multi-ply nickel plated steel
WEIGHT: 4.4 g
DIAMETER: 23.88 mm
SECURITY FEATURES:: Raised and incused maple leaves

 

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