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Media advisory - The Royal Canadian Mint introduces a new 25-cent circulation coin commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Media advisory - The Royal Canadian Mint introduces a new 25-cent circulation coin commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 181210:00 EST Thursday, November 15, 2012Mint's Vancouver boutique to host local coin exchangeVANCOUVER, Nov. 15, 2012 /CNW/ -What: A new coin in the Mint's commemorative circulation series celebrating heroes of the War of 1812 starts circulating nation-wide on October 16, 2012 and the Royal Canadian Mint is hosting a coin exchange for the general public at its Ottawa boutique.   Be among the first Canadians to get this 25-cent coin circulation coin honouring Tecumseh, a key historical figure from the War of 1812.  When:   Friday, November 16, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturday, November 17, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday, November 18, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Where:  Boutique of the Royal Canadian Mint 752 Granville Street Vancouver, British Columbia SOURCE: Royal Canadian MintFor further information: 604-681-6772 or vanbtq@mint.ca