- August 29, 2017
The Belgian Mint (MRB), or at least its workshop, will close down on January 1st, 2018. It is not known yet if there will remain some administrative services of the Mint. For sure it will be necessary to order the future minting programs to external subcontrators.
Belgian central administration board assured Mint unions that no one of the Mint staff will be fired but will get a job in another service of Belgium economy Ministery. This closing should result in no measurement of dry dismissal.
This closing of the MRB workshop is guided by economic imperatives of profitability. For a long time the European Commission seeks to rationalize the production euro coins. The national central...
- July 07, 2017
In 2017, the People’s Republic of China and the Federal Republic of Germany celebrate the 45th anniversary of the establishment of their diplomatic relations....
- May 02, 2017
The obverse of this coin presents the plane “Spirit of Saint Louis” flying over top of Paris. Statue of Liberty is represented as well, as starting point of this great crossing who took place in 1927 on May 20th, between New...