Media advisory - Royal Canadian Mint commemorates 90th anniversary of the end of the First World War with brilliant red 25-cent poppy circulation coin

    Mint boutique to host local coin exchange

    OTTAWA, Oct. 29 /CNW Telbec/ -

    What:  On the eve of Remembrance Day commemorations and the
           90th anniversary of the Armistice, the Royal Canadian Mint has
           issued its latest coloured circulation coin which features the
           iconic red poppy, Canada's flower of remembrance.

           Come and exchange a coin for this new 25-cent coloured circulation
           coin, which pays tribute to those who have bravely fought for
           Canada's freedom.

    When:  Friday, October 31st, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
           Saturday, November 1st, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
           Sunday, November 2nd, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Where: Boutique of the Royal Canadian Mint
           320 Sussex Drive
           Ottawa, Ontario

For further information:

For further information: Christine Aquino, Director, Communications,
Royal Canadian Mint, (613) 993-9999,

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