Media Advisory - The Royal Canadian Mint to unveil world's purest, largest and highest denomination gold coin to promote new line of one-ounce 99.999% pure gold bullion coins



    OTTAWA, April 30 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to the
unveiling of two exciting new products being introduced to the international
gold bullion market by the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM): the world's first
100-kg, 99999 pure gold bullion coin with a $1 million face value, as well as
a 99999 pure one-ounce Gold Maple Leaf bullion coin.
    Media will also be invited to a behind-the-scenes tour of the RCM's
production and refining facilities in Ottawa, following the official
unveiling.

    
    What:     Official unveiling of the RCM's 100-kilo and one-ounce 99999
              pure gold bullion coins.

              Interviews and photo opportunities will be available.

    When:     Thursday, May 3, 2007
              9:45 am arrival
              10:00 am unveil

    Who:      The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport,
              Infrastructure and Communities and Minister responsible for the
              Royal Canadian Mint

              Mr. Ian E. Bennett, President and CEO of the Royal Canadian
              Mint


    Where:    Royal Canadian Mint
              320 Sussex Drive
              Ottawa, Ontario
              K1A 0G8

    Note:     The RCM's production facility is a high security environment.
              As such, guests are asked to arrive as metal-free as possible.
              Also, although security footwear is available at the RCM,
              guests who have access to steel toe capped safety footwear are
              encouraged to wear them.
    




For further information:

For further information: Alex Reeves, Manager, Communications, (613)
949-5777, (613) 991-5342, Cell: (613) 884-6370, reeves@mint.ca

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