Montreal Canadiens

2009 Montreal Canadiens Centennial one-dollar coin launchMONTREAL — After a century of dazzling legions of hockey fans, the Montreal Canadiens are themselves feeling pride and excitement at the Royal Canadian Mint’s official introduction of the 2009 Montreal Canadiens Centennial one-dollar commemorative circulation coin.

The coin was unveiled today [March 10] at Montreal’s Bell Centre by Montreal Canadiens President Pierre Boivin and Royal Canadian Mint President and CEO Ian E. Bennett.

The Mint also unveiled a limited-edition Montreal Canadiens Centennial proof silver dollar enhanced with touches of selective gold plating, and presented two of these precious keepsakes to Canadiens Official Ambassadors Henri Richard and Réjean Houle.

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