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Media Advisory – The Royal Canadian Mint Invites the Public to Trade their Change for the New $2 National Indigenous Peoples Day Circulation Coin and the Black Nickel $2 Coin Honouring Queen Elizabeth II

Press Release

OTTAWA, ON, June 26, 2023


The Royal Canadian Mint is coming to Membertou, Nova Scotia to give the public a chance to collect its most recent special edition circulation coins: the $2 circulation coin celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day and the $2 coin featuring a black outer ring to honour the late Queen Elizabeth II.

Join us at the Membertou Post Office for a public coin exchange where  you will have the opportunity to collect these special circulation coins.

There will be a limit on the number of coins guests can exchange, while supplies last. Coin exchanges are cash-only transactions, any
Canadian circulation coin or banknote denomination is acceptable. The is no admission fee to participate in this event


Tuesday, June 27, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Membertou P.O. – Canada Post

San Tele Sewawti, 90, Unit 101,

Membertou NS B1S 2N0

(902) 564-8908

For further information: Alex Reeves, Senior Manager, Public Affairs, 613-884-6370,



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