We pride ourselves on offering top-quality craftsmanship and state-of-the-art coin designs. It’s a
combination that has produced some of the most sought-after, talked-about coins. And the proof lies in
this elite set. The 2018 State-of-the-Art set is an elite sampling of cutting-edge technologies and
innovations that help set our coins apart. But it, too, marks a Mint first: this is the first set to feature
one coin from each business line—numismatics, bullion, Canadian and foreign circulation—all proudly
struck at our facilities.
2 oz. 1936 Dot 10-Cent Coin: This gold-plated 2 oz. version of the 1936 Dot 10-cent coin is 99.99% pure
silver. It has a diameter of 54 millimetres and a nominal metal weight of 62.67 grams. The reverse
design by W. H. J. Blakemore features crossed maple boughs topped by St. Edward’s Crown, and a dot
that denotes a historic transition period. The obverse features the effigy of King George V by
Sir E. B. MacKennal.
1 oz. Silver Maple Leaf (SML) Bullion Coin: This bullion coin is minted with one troy ounce (31.11 g) of
99.99% pure silver and has a diameter of 38 millimetres. On the reverse, the iconic maple leaf is paired
with cutting-edge security features: radial lines, a micro-engraved maple leaf denoting the year of
issue, and exclusive Bullion DNATM anti-counterfeiting technology. The obverse features the effigy of
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.---
$2 Canadian Circulation Coin: The world’s first glow-in-the-dark circulation coin has a diameter of
28 millimetres and a nominal metal weight of 6.99 grams. The Dance of the Spirits design by Timothy
Hsia features a coloured image of paddlers gliding across a lake beneath the glow-in-the-dark aurora
borealis. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.
Fiji 50-Cent Circulation Coin: This foreign circulation coin, provided under licence from the Reserve Bank
of Fiji, was struck at the Royal Canadian Mint’s Winnipeg facility using multi-ply technology. It has a
diameter of 26.5 millimetres and a nominal metal weight of 6.5 grams. The reverse features a
humphead wrasse (Varivoce), a coral reef fish and a protected species in Fiji. The obverse features a
camakau, a traditional outrigger canoe.
Introducing a fourcoin
set that showcases the Royal Canadian
Mint’s innovative approach to minting worldclass