This post is sponsored by The Royal Canadian Mint
The Royal Canadian Mint will officially unveil a newÂ two-dollarÂ circulation coin commemorating the 100thÂ anniversary of the Battle ofÂ Vimy RidgeÂ at The Military Museums of Calgary, this Thursday October 5th fromÂ 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 Museumsâ€™ QEII Atrium at 10:30 a.m. MT to witness the live reveal of the coinâ€™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.Â Attendees will also have the opportunity to share your personalized message of Vimy remembrance in the Royal Canadian Mintâ€™s own #RememberThem interactive video booth. Space is limited, so please RSVP your spot.