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Press release from CNW Group

Royal Canadian Mint to unveil circulation coin commemorating War of 1812 hero

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Royal Canadian Mint to unveil circulation coin commemorating War of 1812 hero13:51 EST Wednesday, November 14, 2012OTTAWA, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint will make an announcement to unveil a circulation coin honouring a key historical figure from the War of 1812.Where: Fort Malden National Historic Site (Barracks)100 Laird AvenueAmherstburg, Ontario  When: Friday, November 16, 2012Media arrival: 10:45 amRemarks and coin unveil: 11:00 am  Who: Mr. Jeff Watson, Member of Parliament for EssexMr. James B. Love, Chair, Royal Canadian Mint Board of DirectorsAbout the Royal Canadian MintThe 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. SOURCE: Royal Canadian MintFor further information: Alex Reeves Senior Manager, Communications Telephone: (613) 884-6370 reeves@mint.ca