Royal Canadian Mint to unveil coin in Calgary commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge
Oct 02, 2017
This post is sponsored by The Royal Canadian Mint
The Royal Canadian Mint will officially unveil a new two-dollar circulation coin commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge at The Military Museums of Calgary, this Thursday October 5th from 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM.
The Battle of Vimy Ridge was a milestone moment in Canadian War History that exemplifies the power of people to unite and to sacrifice for the greater good. The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to commemorate the 100th anniversary of this milestone with a brand new Battle of Vimy Ridge coin collection.
Visit The Military Museums’ QEII Atrium at 10:30 a.m. MT to witness the live reveal of the coin’s design. Immediately following the official program, guests are invited to be among the first to be able to swap their pocket change for a brand new Battle of Vimy Ridge $2 coin.
The coin swap will be open until 1:00 PM. Attendees will also have the opportunity to share your personalized message of Vimy remembrance in the Royal Canadian Mint’s own #RememberThem interactive video booth. Space is limited, so please RSVP your spot.