Mint boutique to host local coin exchange
OTTAWA, Jan. 13, 2012 /CNW/ -
|What:||The first of three 25-cent coins, announced last October as part of a series of 2011-dated commemorative circulation coins celebrating Canada's legendary nature, will circulate nation-wide on January 16, 2012 and the Royal Canadian Mint is hosting a coin exchange for the general public at its Winnipeg boutique. As the Mint has employed its unique technology to colour half of the 12.5 million coins featuring this theme, some of the coins exchanged at this event will be coloured.|
|Be among the first Canadians to get the 25-cent circulation coin celebrating the Wood Bison and receive a free illustrated collector card (while quantities last) in which to keep all five coins from the 2011 Legendary Nature commemorative circulation coin series.|
|When:|| Tuesday, January 17, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 18, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
|Where:|| Boutique of the Royal Canadian Mint
520 Lagimodière Blvd
For further information:
204-983-6429 or [email protected]