Royal Canadian Mint to unveil circulation coin commemorating the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice

Royal Canadian Mint to unveil circulation coin commemorating the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice

Canada NewsWire

WINNIPEG, Oct. 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint will officially unveil a new two-dollar circulation coin commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armistice, which ended the First World War on November 11, 1918.  The event will take place at the Mint's Winnipeg, Manitoba facility on October 15, 2018, where the coin is being produced. Media will also be invited to tour the Mint's production area after the unveiling.

For security reasons, media interested in touring the production facility must register in advance  by e-mailing confirmation of attendance to reeves@mint.ca no later than 12:00 pm EST on Friday, October 12, 2018. 

 

Where:

The Royal Canadian Mint (Atrium)
520 Lagimodière Blvd
Winnipeg MB



When:

Monday, October 15, 2018
Media and guest arrival: 9:45 a.m.
Remarks and unveiling: 10:00 a.m.



Who:

Ms. Jennifer Camelon, Interim President and CEO, Royal Canadian Mint
Lieutenant-Colonel Dave MacIntyre, Base Commander, CFB Shilo
Mr. Ronn Anderson, President, Royal Canadian Legion
(Manitoba & Northwestern Ontario Command)

 

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 9001certified corporation, 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.

 

SOURCE Royal Canadian Mint