The Royal Canadian Mint has achieved a new world-first by launching a 1 oz., 99.99% pure silver bullion coin celebrating SUPERMAN™, a pop culture icon who has inspired countless characters in the DC comics pantheon. This exciting new coin is now shipping to the Mint’s network of official bullion distributors.
Limited to a volume of one million pieces, this 2016-dated coin features design and security elements which continue to make the Mint’s silver bullion coins among the world’s most popular. Its reverse is emblazoned with a uniquely frosted engraving of Superman’s signature “S-Shield”, which stands out from a background of precisely engraved radial lines. The addition of a micro-engraved security mark consisting of a maple leaf containing the numeral “16” also makes this unique bullion coin a highly secure collectible.
To complete the SUPERMAN™ experience, quantities of 500 coins have been boxed in red and blue packaging with a cover label featuring a full-colour illustration of SUPERMAN™ and each 25-coin tube also features a custom tamper-proof seal.
In keeping with a distribution model common to the world’s major issuers of bullion coins, the Mint does not sell precious metal investment products directly to the public. Interested buyers are encouraged to contact a reputable bullion dealer to order this new coin.
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.
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