Media advisory - Royal Canadian Mint's Vancouver 2010 commemorative circulation coin program continues with 25-cent cross-country skiing coin

    Mint boutique to host local coin exchange

    OTTAWA, Jan. 14 /CNW Telbec/ -

    What:   The Royal Canadian Mint's newest coin in the Vancouver 2010
            collection is here! The sport of cross-country skiing is depicted
            on the coin and the Mint is inviting the general public to visit
            its Sussex Drive boutique for a coin exchange. This marks the
            tenth coin to be issued in celebration of the Vancouver 2010
            Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

            Saving this special coin is a unique way to build momentum for
            the Games and to generate luck for our athletes who will compete
            in this momentous event.

    When:   Thursday, January 15th, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
            Friday, January 16th, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
            Saturday, January 17th, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
            Sunday, January 18th, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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

    For more information: 613-993-8990 or

For further information:

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

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