Media Advisory - Royal Canadian Mint launches ice sledge hockey coin during
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games

25-cent coin completes Mint's Vancouver 2010 circulation coin program

OTTAWA, March 17 /CNW Telbec/ -

    
    What:      The Royal Canadian Mint will unveil the final coin in its
               Vancouver 2010 circulation coin program, the 25-cent coin
               featuring the sport of ice sledge hockey.

    When:      Thursday, March 18, 2010
               3:45 p.m.

    Where:     Vancouver Public Library (concourse)
               350 West Georgia Street
               Vancouver, BC
    

The Royal Canadian Mint is at the Vancouver Library during the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games, from March 12-21, 2010. Attractions include:

    
    -  The Vancouver 2010 athlete medals display, with behind the scenes
       presentations by Mint medals production employees
    -  The Mint's Boutique, featuring numismatic and collectible products,
       and
    -  Daily coin exchanges
    

SOURCE Royal Canadian Mint

For further information: For further information: Alex Reeves, Manager, Communications, Royal Canadian Mint, Telephone: (613) 949-5777, Mobile: (623) 884-6370, reeves@mint.ca


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