Silver Coin Marks 100th Anniversary of Titanic Sinking

By Brian Schultz

A newly-released $10 silver coin marks the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking. (ROYAL CANADIAN MINT)

A $10 silver coin was unveiled by the Royal Canadian Mint on Monday to honour the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking.

The coin, which is 99.99% pure silver, debuted at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax. Along with the $10 coin, the Mint has also produced a coloured 50-cent silver plated coin and 25-cent cupro-nickel coin.

The coins will be sold at the Mint’s boutiques in Winnipeg, Ottawa and Vancouver, as well as at participating Canada Post outlets.

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