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Mint of Belgium will close january the 1st 2018

Mint of Belgium will close january the 1st 2018

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...

When another AUSTEN was in banknotes production involved

When another AUSTEN was in banknotes production involved

On September 18th, 2017, the second polymer banknote will be put into circulation in Great Britain. This new 10 pounds banknote will be illustrated...

A cursed painter for new georgian banknotes

A cursed painter for new georgian banknotes

The series of banknotes issued by the georgian NCB will be updated starting from September the1st 2017 with the issue of the first banknote...

Commemorative Panda medals Strucked for 45 Years of Sino-German Friendship

Commemorative Panda medals Strucked for 45 Years of Sino-German Friendship

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....

“Zero euro” banknote creator Richard FAILLE strikes again!

“Zero euro” banknote creator Richard FAILLE strikes again!

Since 2015, Richard FAILLE, a french entrepreneur, developed a concept of tourist currency or “zero euro” banknote sold on tourist sites all over France....

The bullion coins, numismatic Eldorado for national Mints?

The bullion coins, numismatic Eldorado for national Mints?

Bullion coins, according to its common definition, are struck to investors who wish to hoard strong value in a very small volume of precious...

10 CND banknote celebrating 150th birthday of Canada

10 CND banknote celebrating 150th birthday of Canada

Sir John A. Macdonald was a Father of Confederation and Canada’s first prime minister, 1867-73 and 1878-91.

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2017 “Spirit Of Saint Louis” french coin

2017 “Spirit Of Saint Louis” french coin

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...

The annual Benelux coins set

The annual Benelux coins set

The Mint of the Netherlands announces the sale of the annual Benelux coins set as well as the 2017 UNC coinset, dedicated to Amsterdam...

2017 latvian €5 coin – 1917 LATGALE CONGRESS

2017 latvian €5 coin – 1917 LATGALE CONGRESS

The official presentation of the new commemorative coin of €5 took place in REZEKNE, Thrisday, May 3rd 2017, just before a concert devoted to...

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