OTTAWA, Oct. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - With the christening of His Royal Highness
Prince George of Cambridge just around the corner on October 23, the
Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to remind Canadians and coin collectors
from around the world of the special commemorative coins that were
produced to celebrate the birth of the future King.
"Employees of the Royal Canadian Mint send their heartfelt best wishes
to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the upcoming christening of
their son, Prince George," said Ian E. Bennett, President and CEO of
the Royal Canadian Mint."This past year has seen many significant
milestones for Canada's Royal Family and these special coins are
treasured keepsakes to be cherished for generations to come."
The $5 fine silver coin with selective gold plating, the 25-cent
cupro-nickel coin and the fine silver three-coin set can be viewed and
ordered at www.mint.ca/RoyalBirth. The packaging of each product features the name of His Royal Highness.
The coins can also be ordered by directly contacting the Mint at
1-800-267-1871 in Canada, 1-800-268-6468 or through the Mint's global
network of dealers and distributors, including participating Canada
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. www.mint.ca
Images and product details of these coins are available by visiting ftp://communications:RCM2007@ftp.mint.ca.
SOURCE: Royal Canadian Mint
For further information:
Telephone: (613) 993-9999