Royal Canadian Mint to unveil collector coin to celebrate Alice Munro winning the Nobel Prize in Literature

OTTAWA, March 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint will unveil a silver collector coin to celebrate Alice Munro's remarkable achievement in winning the prestigious 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Where:          

Greater Victoria Public Library

Central Branch  

735 Broughton Street

Victoria, BC
V8W 3H2  



When:           

Monday, March 24, 2014
Media Arrival: 9:45 am
Remarks and unveil: 10:00 am



Who:             

Beverley Lepine, Chief Operating Officer, Royal Canadian Mint
Alice Munro, Author and Recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature
Maureen Sawa, Chief Executive Officer, Greater Victoria Public Library 

*Photo opportunity only

About the Royal Canadian Mint
The Royal Canadian Mint is the Crown Corporation responsible for the minting and distribution of Canada's circulation coins. An ISO 9001-2008 certified company, the Mint is recognized as one of the largest and most versatile mints in the world, offering a wide range of specialized, high quality coinage products and related services on an international scale. For more information on the Mint, its products and services, visit www.mint.ca.

SOURCE Royal Canadian Mint

For further information: Christine Aquino, Director, Communications and Public Affairs, Royal Canadian Mint, Telephone: (613) 993-9999, aquino@mint.ca