Media Advisory - Edmonton's own Kaillie Humphries visits the Royal Canadian Mint at the 2009 Royal Canadian Numismatic Association Convention

               Public invited to exchange the 25-cent bobsleigh
                Vancouver 2010 commemorative circulation coin

    OTTAWA, Aug. 12 /CNW Telbec/ -

    What:   In support of the national launch of the 25-cent bobsleigh
            circulation coin at the end of June 2009, the Royal Canadian Mint
            is holding a coin exchange for the general public(*) with special
            guest Canadian women's bobsleigh pilot Kaillie Humphries.

            The 25-cent bobsleigh coin marks the twelfth coin to be issued in
            celebration of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter

    When:   Friday, August 14, 2009
            10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  Royal Canadian Mint Booth
            Royal Canadian Numismatic Association Annual Convention
            Delta Edmonton South Hotel
            4404 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton, Alberta

    Who:    Kaillie Humphries, Canadian bobsleigh pilot and Olympian

    (*) Daily admission is $5 per person.

For further information:

For further information: Alex Reeves, Manager, Communications, Royal
Canadian Mint, (613) 884-6370,

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