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The end of an era for Belgium’s Royal Mint

After 185 years of production, The Royal Mint of Belgium is set to close forever. The Royal Mint of Belgium struck its first coins in 1832, just two years after the institution was founded, but the long standing mint will … Continue reading

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How Gordon Brown saved the UK from a “Finnish Coin Disaster”

Less than 24 hours after the designs were unveiled, The Mint of Finland have scrapped designs for a program of coins marking the nation’s independence centennial. The coin caused uproar on social media after the design, which appeared to show an execution … Continue reading

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Germany’s first ever 5-euro coin has been released into circulation… and it’s see-through!

Germany’s first ever 5-euro coin was released into circulation yesterday. Dubbed the ‘three material coin‘, it is also see-through! New 'see-through’ five-Euro coin unveiled in Munich. https://t.co/4UTYBLKHcQ pic.twitter.com/X57uOFIn3t — The Local Germany (@TheLocalGermany) April 12, 2016 Developed by Dr Peter Huber and … Continue reading

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