Royal Canadian Mint Tokens and Medallions

Royal Canadian Mint Tokens And Medallions

Starting in 1997, the Royal Canadian Mint started to sell hockey medallions to the public. To commemorate the induction of Mario Lemieux in the Hockey Hall of Fame, a set was issued honouring all three inductees. One set was issued in Sterling Silver while another was issued in Nickel. The success of the release led to future issues.

As a way of commemorating the retirement of Wayne Gretzky, a medallion was issued with a mintage of over 50,000. The medallions were $9.95 each and they were packaged in a blue sleeve with the number 99 in red on the packaging.

Read more about Royal Canadian Mint Tokens And Medallions:  Coin and Medal Sets, Wafers, Vancouver 2010, Other Medallions, Military Medals, Long Service Awards of RCM

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