Postcards of the
Royal Canadian Mint Circa 1930

Royal Canadian Mint  -  Hôtel de la Monnaie Royale du Canada

The Refinery from lady Grey Drive  -  L'Affinage de Lady Grey Drive


Mint Office, weighing silver ingots  -  Bureau oú sont pesés les lingots d'argent

Melting House  -  Fonte

Casting Bars for coinage  -  Coulage des barres pour le laminage

Rolling bars into fillets  -  Laminage

Cutting blanks from fillets  -  Découpage des flans

Electric Annealing Furnace  -  Four électrique á recuire

Annealing Blanks  -  Recuite des flans

Coining blanks  -  Frappe

Weighing and examining coins  -  Vérification et pesage

Mechanics' Shop  -  Salle des machines

Refinery - Chlorination Room  -  Affinage du chlore
Pour fine gold bars  -  Coulage des lingots d'or fin

$2,000,000.00 in Gold Bars (at $20.67 an ounce, fine)
$2,000,000.00 en lingots d'or (a $20.67 l'once fine)
$20.67 was the standard fixed value for gold until 1933.
With a current value of $1,500 an ounce, this gold is now worth about 145 million dollars.

Assay Furnace Room  -  Fours de coupellation


Fine Assay Balances  -  Balances de haute précision
Royal Canadian Mint from Nepean Point  -  Hôtel de la Monnaie vu de la pointe Nepean


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