Royal Canadian Mint Making Waves in the Caribbean

Royal Canadian Mint Making Waves in the Caribbean


OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — 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 Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival, which took place at the end of

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


SOURCE: Royal Canadian Mint

Royal Canadian Mint Making Waves in the Caribbean