Royal Canadian Mint Wins First Contract with Bank Indonesia
Ottawa, Ontario, May 1, 2015 – The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to announce that it has been awarded its first ever contract with Bank Indonesia in Jakarta, to produce nickel-plated steel blanks for its 1000 Rupiah circulation coin. This contract win with Indonesia brings the number of countries using the Mint’s multi-ply plated steel technology to 34.
“The Mint’s multi-ply plated technology is the most advanced plating process in the world and is renowned for producing high-quality, cost-effective and secure coinage products,” said Sandra L. Hanington, President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint. “We are proud that these blanks which will be used daily in Indonesia will originate from our Winnipeg facility where our employees apply their technical expertise to deliver the best quality