Coin commemorates the bicentennial of the War of 1812
OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint will unveil the 2012 Proof Silver Dollar coin, which commemorates the bicentennial of the War of 1812, at the Canadian War Museum.
|| Canadian War Museum
Canadian Experience Gallery 1 - Battleground
1 Vimy Place
|| Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Arrival: 12:45 pm
Brief remarks and unveil: 1:00 pm
|Who:||Mr. James B. Love, Chair, Royal Canadian Mint Board of Directors|
|The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance and Minister responsible for the Royal Canadian Mint|
| Mr. Mark O'Neill, President and CEO, Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation
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