Royal Canadian Mint to unveil silver coin commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Hong Kong

WINNIPEG, Sept. 27, 2016 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint will officially unveil a silver collector coin commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Hong Kong before invited guests at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, MB on September 29, 2016.



The Legislative Building of Manitoba
Room 200 – 2nd floor
450 Broadway
Winnipeg, Manitoba


Thursday, September 29, 2016
Media and guest arrival: 10:45 a.m.
Remarks and unveiling: 11:00 a.m.


Mr. Jon Reyes, Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba
(St. Norbert)
Ms. Bonnie Staples-Lyon, Member, Royal Canadian Mint
Board of Directors
Mr. George Peterson, Battle of Hong Kong Veteran
(Winnipeg Grenadiers)


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


SOURCE Royal Canadian Mint

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


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