Royal Canadian Mint to unveil Remembrance-themed circulation coins

OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint will officially unveil new Remembrance-themed circulation coins.  These coins will be unveiled at a special ceremony at the birthplace of Lt. Col. John McCrae in Guelph, Ontario. 

The ceremony will be followed by a public coin exchange where McCrae House visitors can trade their change for the new circulation coins. 


McCrae House

108 Water Street

Guelph, ON


Friday, October 23, 2015

Arrival: 9:45 am

Remarks and unveil: 10:00 am

Coin Exchange: 10:30-12:30 pm


John Bell, Director, Royal Canadian Mint Board of Directors

The Honourable William Winegard, Royal Canadian Legion Member
(Guelph Branch) 

Bev Dietrich, Curator, Guelph Museums


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


SOURCE Royal Canadian Mint

For further information: please contact: Alex Reeves, Senior Manager, Communications, Telephone: (613) 949-5777,


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