Royal Canadian Mint to present silver coin commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel

OTTAWA, Aug. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint will officially present a silver collector coin commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel to the Royal Newfoundland Regiment and the Newfoundland Command of the Royal Canadian Legion in St. John's, NL on August 16, 2016.



Surgeon Lieutenant Commander W. Anthony Paddon Building Mess Hall
102 The Boulevard
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
A1A 1K3


Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Media and guest arrival: 4:00 p.m.
Remarks and presentation: 4:15 p.m.


Mr. Seamus O'Regan, MP (St. John's South – Mount Pearl)
The Hon. Cathy Bennett, Minister of Finance and President of the Treasury Board, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Mr. Carman Joynt, Chair, Royal Canadian Mint Board of Directors
Mr. Frank Sullivan, President, Newfoundland and Labrador Command of the Royal Canadian Legion
Major Kyle Strong, Deputy Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, Royal Newfoundland Regiment


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SOURCE Royal Canadian Mint

For further information: Alex Reeves, Senior Manager, Communications, Royal Canadian Mint, Telephone: (613) 949-5777,


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