The Royal Canadian Mint congratulates their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Special commemorative coins to be issued to celebrate royal birth

OTTAWA, July 22, 2013 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to congratulate their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their son.

"On behalf of all employees at the Royal Canadian Mint, I am honoured to convey our warmest congratulations to the Duke and Duchess on welcoming their first child," said Ian E. Bennett, President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint.  "The Mint has a proud tradition of celebrating milestones of Canada's Royal Family and I am pleased to announce that we will issue special commemorative coins to mark this very special and historic occasion".

The Royal Canadian Mint will soon announce further details and availability of the commemorative coins.

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
Telephone: (613) 993-9999
aquino@mint.ca


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