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Today, Feb. 20, 2008, the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) announced the release of the first circulating 25-cent Olympic coin of 2008. The quarter-dollar showcases the sport of snowboarding and is the sixth released in a series of seventeen circulating coins commemorating the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

The Royal Canadian Mint Launches First Olympic 25-Cent Circulation Coin of 2008 featuring the sport of snowboarding.

Up to 22 million of the snowboarding coins are expected to enter circulation. In addition to receiving the coins in daily change, the 25-cent coins are available through RBC, a Premier National Partner, and participating gas stations of Petro-Canada, a National Partner of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

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