Royal Canadian Mint debuts device that detects counterfeit bullion
- Published: Aug 19, 2015, 6 AM
The Royal Canadian Mint is now offering a device called Bullion DNA that verifies the authenticity of Maple Leaf silver and gold bullion coins.
The product was unveiled before a gathering of North American bullion dealers and distributors at the American Numismatic Association's 2015 World's Fair of Money in Rosemont, Ill.
The device works by reading a micro-engraved security mark appearing on the reverse of every Maple Leaf gold bullion coin dated 2014 and later, as well as every Maple Leaf silver bullion coin dated 2015 and beyond.
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