Mint Countdown to Vancouver 2010 Begins with 25-Cent Cross-Country Skiing Coin

Utah Olympic ParkOriginally published at coincollectingnews.org:

With one year to go before Vancouver welcomes the world for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Royal Canadian Mint has launched the latest coin in its Vancouver 2010 collection.

The sport of cross-country skiing is depicted on the 25-cent coin, which was launched today at the FIS World Cup Cross-Country Skiing competition at Whistler Olympic Park, the venue which will host all Olympic and Paralympic cross-country skiing events in 2010.

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