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Press release from CNW Group

Royal Canadian Mint to unveil circulation coin commemorating War of 1812 hero Charles-Michel de Salaberry

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Royal Canadian Mint to unveil circulation coin commemorating War of 1812 hero Charles-Michel de Salaberry07:00 EDT Wednesday, March 13, 2013OTTAWA, March 13, 2013 /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: Stewart Museum  20 Chemin du Tour de l'îsle  Île Ste Hélène  Montreal  QC  (514) 861-6701   When:  Friday, March 15, 2013  Arrival: 9:45 am  Remarks and unveil: 10:00 am   Who:  Mr. Guy Dancosse,Director, Royal Canadian Mint Board of Directors  Mr. Guy Vadeboncoeur, Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Stewart MuseumAbout 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