July 16, 2024

The Ultimate, a one-time coin from the Royal Canadian Mint, …

The Ultimate, a one-time coin from the Royal Canadian Mint, …

Royal Canadian Mint (RCM)

Ottawa, June 2 / PRNewswire /

The Royal Canadian Mint is delighted UltimateA kilo of pure platinum coin adorned with hundreds of pink diamonds from the famous Archaeological Mine, $ 1,261,250.00 CAD (including buyer’s premium) at a live auction on campus Auction House Hefel Fine Art (Hefel) Auctioned. These prices range from $ 700,000 to $ 900,000 more than pre-sale estimates. This unique masterpiece of the art of numismatics was sold to an anonymous auctioneer on May 31, 2022, setting a new record for the currency sold at auction in Canada. Heffel and Mint will complete the purchase transaction and formalities in the coming days.

The Ultimate The Royal Canadian Mint is the ultimate expression of the invention, talent and craftsmanship of the people who make it a global leader in the art and science of coinage, ”said Mary Leme, President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint.

“This is an incredible opportunity to work with Hefle Mint and Sales The UltimateMakes history, “said David Heffel, president of the Heffle Fine Art Auction House.” We look forward to continuing its historic journey. To be followed in the coming decades

The Ultimate Displays the crown of the newly launched Rich collection. This is the first one kilogram of mint ever made from 99.95% pure platinum. The Ultimate The 101.6mm thick canvas features a reverse design by Canadian artist Derek Vix to enliven the beauty of the cherry blossoms. A total of 462 Fancy Vivid and Fancy Intense pink diamonds (total weight 6.5 carats) from Argyle Mine were handcrafted in Platinum Cast Jewelry made by Beverly Hills Jewelers, plated with rose gold.

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Information about the Royal Canadian Mint

The Royal Canadian Mint is the government agency responsible for printing and issuing coins in circulation in Canada. It is one of the largest and most diverse currencies in the world, offering a wide range of specialized, high quality currency products and related services internationally. For more information on the Royal Canadian Mint, its products and services, visit www.mint.ca. Follow the Royal Canadian Mint Twitter, Facebook And Instagram.

Information on Heffle Fine Art Auction House

Since 1978, Hefel has been generating gross revenue of over three-quarters of a dollar, combining enthusiastic collectors from around the world with outstanding works of art. With offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Ottawa and Calgary, Hefel has the most experienced art appraisers in Canada and provides excellent customer service to sellers and buyers internationally.


Royal Canadian Mint, Alex Reeves, Senior Manager, Public Affairs, 613-884-6370, [email protected]; Heffel Fine Art Auction House, Rebecca Rykiss, National Director, Brand and Communications, 416-961-6505 ext. 323, [email protected]
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