Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates First Canadian Gold Medal on Home Soil The Royal Canadian Mint, proud producer of the Vancouver 2010 athlete medals, is thrilled to celebrate Canada's first Olympic gold medal on home soil. We also congratulate all members of the Canadian Olympic Team for their lifelong dedication to sport and for bringing the country together to watch each thrilling moment of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games. To recognize this unprecedented victory and mark the moment, we're proud to introduce the First Gold Medallion & Nuggets. It captures the pride of Canada in marking this extraordinary event. Included with the gold-plated medallion, which depicts the raised arms of an athlete in victory, are nuggets from Teck Resources containing metals from the actual making of the Vancouver 2010 medals.