This monument was erected in Vimy Ridge Memorial Park on Portage Avenue to commemorate the striking of the World’s first coloured circulation coin in November 2004, created to honour Canada’s soldiers.
Poppy Coin Monument (2010)
Source: City of Winnipeg
Site Location (lat/long): N49.88575, W97.16738
denoted by symbol on the map above
Information for this page was provided by The City of Winnipeg’s Planning, Property and Development Department, which acknowledges the contribution of the Government of Manitoba through its Heritage Grants Program.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 17 March 2012
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