Royal Canadian Mint to unveil collector coin to celebrate Alice Munro winning the Nobel Prize in Literature

OTTAWA, March 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint will unveil a silver collector coin to celebrate Alice Munro's remarkable achievement in winning the prestigious 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Where:          

Greater Victoria Public Library

Central Branch  

735 Broughton Street

Victoria, BC
V8W 3H2  



When:           

Monday, March 24, 2014
Media Arrival: 9:45 am
Remarks and unveil: 10:00 am



Who:             

Beverley Lepine, Chief Operating Officer, Royal Canadian Mint
Alice Munro, Author and Recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature
Maureen Sawa, Chief Executive Officer, Greater Victoria Public Library 

*Photo opportunity only

About the Royal Canadian Mint
The Royal Canadian Mint is the Crown Corporation responsible for the minting and distribution of Canada's circulation coins. An ISO 9001-2008 certified company, the 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 Mint, its products and services, visit www.mint.ca.

SOURCE: Royal Canadian Mint

For further information: Christine Aquino, Director, Communications and Public Affairs, Royal Canadian Mint, Telephone: (613) 993-9999, aquino@mint.ca


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