Media Advisory - Public invited to Canada Place to obtain one-dollar
circulation coin celebrating Navy centennial

OTTAWA, June 29 /CNW Telbec/ -

    
    What:    As 2010 marks the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Navy, the
             Royal Canadian Mint has issued a new commemorative one-dollar
             circulation coin featuring iconic symbols of Canada's Navy,
             including a Halifax-Class frigate and images of Navy personnel
             past and present.

             The Mint is pleased to join the people of Vancouver in their
             Canada Day celebrations at Canada Place and give them a special
             opportunity to trade their change for this new one-dollar coin
             celebrating the proud 100-year heritage of the Canadian Navy.
             This is a one-day-only opportunity for visitors to Canada Place
             to collect a unique piece of Canadian history.

    When:    Thursday, July 1, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    Where:   Canada Place, Convention Centre Lobby
             (near Canadian Forces area)
             999 Canada Place
             Vancouver, BC
    

SOURCE Royal Canadian Mint

For further information: For further information: For media inquiries, please contact Alexandre Reeves, Manager, Communications, Royal Canadian Mint, Mobile: (613) 884-6370, reeves@mint.ca


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