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Press release from CNW Group

Media Advisory - The Royal Canadian Mint introduces a new 25-cent circulation coin commemorating the heroes of the War of 1812

Monday, March 18, 2013

Media Advisory - The Royal Canadian Mint introduces a new 25-cent circulation coin commemorating the heroes of the War of 181214:25 EDT Monday, March 18, 2013Mint's Vancouver boutique to host local coin exchangeVANCOUVER, March 18, 2013 /CNW/ -What:  The third coin in the Mint's series of commemorative circulation coins celebrating heroes of the War of 1812 started circulating nation-wide on March 18, 2013 and the Royal Canadian Mint is hosting a coin exchange for the general public at its Vancouver boutique.     Be among the first Canadians to get this 25-cent coin circulation coin honouring Lieutenant-Colonel Charles-Michel de Salaberry, a key historical figure from the War of 1812.   When: Friday, March 22, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Saturday, March 23, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Sunday, March 24, 12:00 p.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