Mint Holding Exchange for New 1812 Coin

Royal Canadian Mint (CHRISD.CA FILE)
Royal Canadian Mint (CHRISD.CA FILE)

The Royal Canadian Mint is hosting a coin exchange in Winnipeg this weekend to celebrate the circulation of the latest series of coins honouring heroes of the War of 1812.

The coins began circulating on Monday nationwide and are the third in the Mint’s commemorative series.

The public can swap their coins for the new 25-cent pieces on Friday and Saturday at the Mint’s boutique at 520 Lagimodiere Boulevard from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

— Staff