Royal Canadian Mint Hosts the Manitoba Coin Club Spring Show



    Impressive collection of Canadian and world coins and bank notes

    WINNIPEG, June 13 /CNW Telbec/ - The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) will once
again play host to the Manitoba Spring Coin Show at its Winnipeg facility on
Saturday, June 14th and Sunday, June 15th.
    With more than a dozen coin dealers from across Canada, visitors will
have the opportunity to see a wide variety of Canadian and world coins as well
as bank notes. Currency on display will also include a range of ancient gold
and silver coins that were once used by the Greeks and Romans as well as
current innovative coins and bank notes. While many coins will be available
for purchase, visitors are also welcome to bring and exchange a few coins from
their very own collection.
    All visitors are welcome and will receive complimentary admission to the
show and enjoy a tour of the RCM and interactive coin museum. The museum
offers the opportunity to hold a 28 lb., 99.99% pure gold ingot worth over
$300,000 and to participate in various educational coin collecting programs.
The show will be open on June 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and from
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on June 15th. The RCM is located at 520 Lagimodière
Boulevard.

    About The Manitoba Coin Club

    The Manitoba Coin Club was established in 1954 as a not-for-profit
community organization that is open to all persons in accordance with its
objectives to promote the science of numismatics, aid its members in the
study, acquisition, and exhibition of numismatic material, while cooperating
with all numismatic organizations and individuals. For more information on the
Manitoba Coin Club or the Spring Coin Show at the Royal Canadian Mint
Winnipeg, please contact James Mcleod at (204) 223-6060.

    About The Royal Canadian Mint

    The Royal Canadian Mint, an ISO 9001-2000 certified company, is the Crown
Corporation responsible for the minting and distribution of Canada's
circulation coins. In operation since 1908, the Royal Canadian 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 Royal
Canadian Mint, its products and services, visit www.mint.ca.




For further information:

For further information: Alex Reeves, Manager, Communications, Royal
Canadian Mint, (613) 949-5777, reeves@mint.ca; James Mcleod, President,
Manitoba Coin Club, (204) 223-6060, mbcoin@shaw.ca


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