Brad Tower

Ben "The Bear" Tower

Brad Tower came to us to have these designed and minted to honor his young son, Ben, who died in a house fire along with his two siblings. Ben’s football team will use the coin for their opening coin toss.

Brad wrote:

“I'm so excited - just received the coins! I think they turned out very nicely… I'm just happy to be able to share these coins with the league!

Thank you again - I'm excited to share this memorial of my son.”

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Founder Coin
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World's First Million Dollar Coin

Northwest Territorial Mint: Did You Know?On May 4th, 2007 The Royal Canadian Mint unveiled the world's first 100-kilogram (220.5-pound) pure gold bullion coin Thursday, worth one million Canadian dollars (850,000 US), breaking a record for value. But this loonie will not go into circulation. The over-sized coin is a new denomination for Canada and required an amendment to the Canadian currency act. Three of the coins were produced only after interested buyers came forward. It is 21 inches (53 centimeters) in diameter and 1.2 inches (three centimeters) thick.