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Polymer Coin Wins IACA Award for Best Coin Innovation – 5 Euro coin 2017-TropischeZone

Polymer Coin Wins IACA Award for Best Coin Innovation – 5 Euro coin 2017-TropischeZone

The IACA Excellence in Currency 2017 Coin Awards were conferred during The Coin Conference in Warsaw on October 24, 2017. The State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg and the Bavarian State Mint were awarded the prize for Best Coin Innovation for their coin featuring a polymer ring. Every two years, the International Association of Currency Affairs bestows the distinguished IACA Excellence in Currency Awards. On October 24, 2017, a German product was thus recognized: the tri-materialring was labelled ‘Best Coin Innovation’.

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Thanks to the polymer ring inserted between the ring and the core, a coin...

Stunning hoard discovered in CLUNY ABBEY, FRANCE

Stunning hoard discovered in CLUNY ABBEY, FRANCE

Arts and religious centre of medieval Europe, the abbey of Cluny recently revealed a hoard. Archaeologists there have just discovered, dissimulated under the old...

STEPHAN SATIJN, new KNM mintmaster

STEPHAN SATIJN, new KNM mintmaster

  • September 20, 2017
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Stephan Satijn has been appointed as Mint Master at the Royal Dutch Mint. Satijn has worked as alderman responsible for economic affairs and infrastructure...

A new french mintmaster, for new challenges

A new french mintmaster, for new challenges

Aurélien Rousseau, 41 years old, is the new chairman of Monnaie de Paris since 2017 April 1st. He was before Prime Minister Bernard CAZENEUVE...

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