Nov. 21, 2012
/CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint is thrilled to join Canadians from coast to coast to coast in the countdown to the 100
Grey Cup®, which will be contested on
Sunday, November 25, 2012
at Rogers Centre in
"The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to have commemorated this landmark in Canadian sports history with a special
circulation coin and exciting numismatic products which will be a permanent tribute to the lasting legacy of professional football in
Ian E. Bennett
, President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint. "The Mint congratulates
, Commissioner of the Canadian Football League™ and his exceptional team for organizing events which have brought the magic of the Grey Cup to communities across
The Mint is proudly attending the 100
Grey Cup Festival at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (Level 6) and will be offering visitors the opportunity to obtain the 100
circulation coin. Times are as follows:
- November 22: 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
- November 23: 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
- November 24: 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Canadians are encouraged to look for the 100
circulation coins in their change. Unique collectable sets for each CFL team featuring a painted commemorative coin and two commemorative stamps are still available at participating Canada Post locations, at
, by calling the Mint at 1-800-267-1871, by visiting the Mint's boutiques in
or through the Mint's global network of dealers and distributors.
About the Royal Canadian Mint
The Royal Canadian Mint is the Crown Corporation responsible for the minting and distribution of
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
Images of the circulation and collector coins celebrating the 100 th Grey Cup are available by visiting
SOURCE Royal Canadian Mint