Video: The Making of the World’s Largest Gold Coin

Royal Canadian MintMaking of the world’s largest gold coin, a 2007 Canadian $ 1,000.000 Maple Leaf.

This coin breaks all records: It weighs a staggering 100 kilos and measures 53 cm in diameter. But the most remarkable thing about this impressive coin, which cannot even be lifted by two men, is that it is made exclusively of the purest, finest and most refined gold: 999.99/1000 gold.

On January 2nd, 2008, the Royal Canadian Mint celebrated it’s centennial! The Mint has been producing both domestic and foreign coins and collector items of the highest quality for the last 100 years. We are a dynamic, market-driven industrial company that competes for the production and sale of circulation coinage, precious metals, refinery services, collector products and medals in both Canadian and international markets. The Mint is a progressive commercial Crown Corporation with over 800 employees between its facilities in Ottawa and Winnipeg.

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The Royal Canadian Mint, an ISO 9001-2000 certified company, is the Crown Corporation responsible for the minting and distribution of Canada's circulation coins. In operation since 1908, the Royal Canadian 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 Royal Canadian Mint, its products and services, visit www.mint.ca.

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