The Royal Canadian Mint uniquely crafted each and every medal for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, bringing to life a design inspired by the natural environment of Canada's West Coast.
Ground-breaking design and unparalleled technical expertise have helped the Royal Canadian Mint play a role in writing a new chapter in the history of Olympic and Paralympic Games medals.Find out how
Over 30 steps - representing 2817 hours (402 days) of precision manufacturing, innovation and craftsmanship - were taken to produce the athlete medals for Vancouver 2010.Be in the know
Thirty-four Mint engineers, engravers, die technicians, machinists and production experts have combined forces to create an unforgettable series of athlete medals for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games.Meet the people
The Inspiration and Design
Learn more about the artists of the 2010 Winter Games medals.See the design