OTTAWA, Oct. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to
announce recent contract wins with the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
(ECCB), the Central Bank of Barbados and Centrale Bank van Curacao en
Sint Maarten, representing both circulation and numismatic coins.
"For the past 35 years, the Mint has proudly produced coins for over 75
countries and maintaining and expanding our international business
through superior quality and customer service remains a top priority,"
said Ian E. Bennett, President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint.
The recent contracts include:
Production of one-cent circulation coins for the ECCB. This represents
a re-order for this denomination, with the ECCB being a customer of the
Mint's since 2008. The ECCB is the monetary authority of a group of
eight independent Caribbean nations, namely namely Anguilla, Antigua
and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St
Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, and St Vincent and the Grenadines.
Production of five-cent circulation coins for the Central Bank of
Barbados. The Mint has been proudly working with the Central Bank of
Barbados since 1978.
A first-ever numismatic coin contract with the Centrale Bank van Curacao
en Sint Maarten to produce painted nickel-silver coins to celebrate the
4th edition of the Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival, which took place at
the end of August.
The Royal Canadian Mint offers foreign customers a full spectrum of coin
manufacturing and consulting services; from the production of
circulation numismatic coins; ready-to-strike blanks; medals,
medallions and tokens; to coin distribution management, marketing and
communications, and technology transfers.
About the Royal Canadian Mint
The Royal Canadian Mint is the Crown Corporation responsible for the
minting and distribution of Canada's circulation coins. An ISO
9001-2008 certified company, the Mint is recognized as one of the
largest and most versatile mints in the world, offering a wide range of
specialized, high quality coinage products and related services on an
international scale. For more information on the Mint, its products and
services, visit www.mint.ca.
SOURCE: Royal Canadian Mint
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