NFTs at the Royal Dutch Mint

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Who says your coin collection can't keep up with the times? Discover a new world of NFTs at the Royal Dutch Mint and further expand your (digital) collection with unique collectables. Want to know more? Discover all the information here and take a step towards your very first NFT from the Royal Dutch Mint. 

What is an NFT? 
NFT stands for Non-Fungible Token. An NFT serves as a digital certificate that proves your ownership over a unique item in the online world. This could be an image, artwork, music or video. This file proves authenticity of this digital object. The proof of authenticity is additionally linked to your own crypto wallet. The digital key in your wallet is proof the NFT is your property.The proof of your ownership is also on the blockchain.  
The blockchain is a distributed, secure, and public database where data is stored. This database stores information in the form of "blocks". Each block contains a list of data or transactions. A blockchain is managed by a network of computers: every computer in this network has a copy of this blockchain. Every transaction or change must be approved before it is added. This makes the blockchain very well protected against fraud. 
Why are NFTs interesting? 
At the Royal Dutch Mint, we believe that an NFT is a great contribution to an existing product. This is the reason we decided to launch exclusive NFT’s for the first time in our long company history. We work together with several parties to offer you something extra, without you having to pay for it. You will receive the NFT free of charge with the product that is linked to it. With an NFT, you have the possibility to add a unique and digital collector’s item to your collection. An exclusive NFT strengthens the story we want to tell and offers you something extra. You can decide for yourself if you want to do something with the NFT.
NFTs at the RDM 
At the Royal Dutch Mint we create and innovate. That is why we recently created NFTs, which are linked to a special subject. With your purchase of a coincard, which is linked to an NFT project, you will receive a QR code. This QR code is your ticket to an NFT. The NFT’s are randomly linked to the coincard, this means you don’t know which one you will get. You may get the most exclusive NFT that is available. The metadata of the NFTs are stored using IPFS. You view your NFTs easily and quickly via the widget on this web page. 
How to claim your NFT:
- Remove the security sticker from the coincard that covers your QR code. 
- Open the camera app on your device and hold it over the QR code to scan it. 
- When you scan the QR code you will be redirected to our website and given the option to login through various channels. 
- Then choose a username and come up with your own security question and answer. Write it down and keep it in a safe place.
- Once you have signed up and logged in, you can claim the NFT. 
- An NFT can only be claimed once. After this, the QR code cannot be used again! 
- By logging in via the widget at the bottom right of your screen, you can always find, view and transfer your NFTs.








1. What are the NFTs of the RDM?

 What are the NFTs of the RDM?The NFTs of the RDM are unique digital assets associated with a special subject. You can save and trade these on the blockchain. With the NFTs of the RDM, you are able to carry your NFT with you in your wallet, save collections or trade them online. The wallet is automatically generated after scanning the QR code on the coincard and can always be found in the lower right corner on this page.

2. Are the NFTs also sold separately?

The NFTs offered by the RDM are not sold separately. However, it is possible that the owner of one of the NFTs will sell them online through so-called marketplaces, like OpenSea, Nifty Gateway or Rarible.

3. What is my NFT worth?

The value of your NFT depends on a number of aspects: total circulation, contract ID and rarity. Supply and demand also determine the value of an NFT. Buying and selling NFTs is possible through various NFT marketplace websites, like OpenSea, Nifty Gateway or Rarible. 

4. What if my QR code is damaged?

If your QR code is damaged and therefore can no longer be scanned, we would advise you to contact the Royal Dutch Mint customer service. They are able to send you a link through which you will be able to claim your NFT. If you have any other complaints, we kindly request you to contact customer service as well.

5. My QR code has already been scanned!

It is not possible that the QR codes have been scanned before they have reached your home. The QR codes have a security sticker so that they are not visible. When the sticker is removed, the text "open void" will appear. Thus, the sticker cannot be reapplied. When you receive a coincard without a sticker or one that displays the text "open void" on it, we would advise you to contact our customer service. 

6. Can I share my QR code?

Yes, you can share the QR code. However, note that the NFT can only be claimed once. After the QR code is scanned and the NFT has been claimed it cannot be used again. 

7. On which blockchain are my NFTs located?

n which blockchain are my NFTs located?The NFTs from the Royal Dutch Mint are located on the Polygon blockchain. A blockchain is a database where transactions between users are recorded. With a blockchain like Polygon, it's possible to sell NFTs to each other without the need for a third party. 

8. Where are my NFTs stored?

The NFTs of the RDM are stored on IPFS servers. IPFS stands for Inter Planetary File System. This is a decentralized network where data can be stored on various servers worldwide. This ensures that the data remains accessible even if a website goes offline. The NFTs from the Royal Dutch Mint are also stored on these servers to guarantee accessibility and security at all times. 

9. Who are THX Network?

THX Network is a loyalty program software solution based in Amsterdam, funded by the European Union and backed by Techstars. We utilize this software to obtain QR codes for NFTs and securely store them in user-friendly digital wallets. 

10. How do I trade my NFT?

You can transfer your NFTs via your wallet on this page, to one of your crypto wallets of choice. MetaMask is a very well-known crypto wallet for example. You can then offer your NFTs online through various NFT trading platforms. Here you create an account, connect your wallet and list your NFTs for sale. These sites provide further instructions on how to sell your NFTs. There will probably be small transaction fees for this that have to be paid for with crypto. 

11. I sent out a transfer but I don't see this reflected in my Wallet: how is this possible?

It may take some time before the change is visible in the Wallet. This will take approximately half an hour. 

12. Creating my wallet takes too long: how do I solve this?

Is it taking too long to create your wallet? Then you can try to scan the QR code on the packaging again. In most cases, the wallet creation will now be successful. 

13. Where do I find my wallet?

Click on the widget in the lower right corner of this page.

14. What is a wallet?

When you purchase an NFT, it's only logical that you would want to store it securely. This is done in a wallet, an online digital wallet. A wallet ensures the security of your NFT. Once you scan the NFT, you will be directed to our widget. Here, a wallet will be automatically created for you. You only need to sign up and provide a security question with an answer. Don't forget this answer! This way, you can be the only one to access the wallet. 

15. What is a contract ID?

A contract ID, also referred to as contract address, is the address where the contract is implemented on the blockchain.

16. Where can I find the contract ID of the NFT?

When you open your wallet, select your NFT. Under your NFT and its description you will find the heading: contract. When you click on the green text next to it, you will find all the metadata of the NFT, including the contract ID in the top left. 

17. What is a widget?

A widget is a small piece of software that you can add to your computer, smartphone, or website. The purpose of a widget is to quickly and easily display specific information or perform a certain task without the need to open a full app or program. 

18. How do I transfer my NFT to another wallet?

Open your NFT using the wallet in the widget. Click on the three dots next to the title above the NFT. Click on transfer and enter the wallet address of the wallet where you want to send the NFT to. Make sure that the wallet is connected to the Polygon blockchain.

19. Can I return a product that is associated with an NFT?

If the security sticker on the coincard has been removed or has been damaged, the product cannot be returned. Apart from this, our regular return policy applies.

20. How can I identify which NFT I have without removing the sticker?

The NFTs from the RDM are linked to the QR codes on the coincard. These QR codes are randomly printed on the coincards. As a result, it is impossible to determine which NFT you have acquired without scanning the QR code.