Media Advisory - Royal Canadian Mint commemorates 90th anniversary of the end of the First World War with brilliant red 25-cent poppy circulation coin

    Mint boutique to host local coin exchange

    WINNIPEG, Oct. 29 /CNW Telbec/ -

    What:     On the eve of Remembrance Day commemorations and the 90th
              anniversary of the Armistice, the Royal Canadian Mint has
              issued its latest coloured circulation coin which features the
              iconic red poppy, Canada's flower of remembrance.

              Come and exchange a coin for this new 25-cent coloured
              circulation coin which pays tribute to those who have bravely
              fought for Canada's freedom.

    When:     Friday, October 31st, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
              Saturday, November 1st, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Where:    Boutique of the Royal Canadian Mint
              520 Lagimodière Boulevard
              Winnipeg, Manitoba

For further information:

For further information: media are invited to contact: Christine Aquino,
Director, Communications, Royal Canadian Mint, (613) 993-9999,

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