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A Rothschild Renaissance: Treasures from the Waddesdon Bequest

The Waddesdon Bequest, the superb collection of medieval and Renaissance treasures left to the British Museum in 1898 by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild MP, is redisplayed in a new gallery in the British Museum. [ more ]

Shining the Future – Papers of MDC Mexico: Plenary Sessions

From May 11 to 14, 2014, the Mints were meeting in Mexico. Here you find a short abstract of the papers given. Part I deals with the papers of the two plenary sessions. [ more ]

Shining the Future – Papers of MDC Mexico: Marketing

From May 11 to 14, 2014, the Mints were meeting in Mexico. Here you find a short abstract of the papers given. Part II deals with the papers prepared by the Marketing Committee. [ more ]

Shining the Future – Papers of MDC Mexico: Technical

From May 11 to 14, 2014, the Mints were meeting in Mexico. Here you find a short abstract of the papers given. Part III deals with the papers prepared by the Technical Committee. [ more ]

Giesecke & Devrient and Bundesdruckerei establish joint venture

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) and Bundesdruckerei GmbH have signed a contract to establish a joint venture, operating under the name Veridos GmbH. The partners are bundling their international business with solutions for secure identification, such as passport and ID card systems for governments. [ more ]

Large order book for security expert Giesecke & Devrient

For Giesecke & Devrient 2013 was a year of upheaval, with a Management Board reshuffle and other forward-looking strategic decisions. 2014, however, starts with increased order intake and the company has invested 128 million euros in research and development. [ more ]

Schuler supplies Mexican Mint with first press for tri-metal coins

During the 28th Mint Directors Conference the participants had occasion to visit the Mexican Mint facility in San Luis Potos which also boasts one very special machine: a specially equipped MRV 300. It is the first coining press to produce so-called tri-metal coins. [ more ]

ArtCAM dominates Coin of the Year Awards

Mints using ArtCAM won the great majority of the awards presented at the Krause Publication’s Coin of Year Awards sponsored by World Coin News and presented at the World Money Fair held in Berlin during February. [ more ]

Chinese gang sells ten tons of cleaned scrap coins

A Chinese antique dealer sold tons of cleaned scrap coins back to their countries of origin. He was sentenced to jail. But this kind of business will keep going on as it is highly paying. [ more ]

Top Industry Award for Royal Mint Director

The director of The Royal Mint’s Commemorative Coin and Bullion business has received a top industry award in recognition of his achievements which have made a fundamental difference to the fortunes of the UK’s oldest manufacturing organisation. [ more ]

Royal Canadian Mint reports the highest revenue in its history

The Corporation achieves another record-setting year with revenues exceeding $3 billion and $48 million in pre-tax profits in 2013. The year was marked by diversification in all business lines, and success in new markets and new areas of growth. [ more ]

Board of Directors of Casa de Moneda de Chile changed

Mr. Francisco Mendiola Allamand has left the Board of Directors of the Casa de Moneda de Chile. Now, Mr. Jos Fernando Diz Aguirre occupies the position of Interim Chief Executive Officer. [ more ]

International Coin Design Competition 2014

The Japan Mint will hold the International Coin Design Competition 2014 with the objective of encouraging creativity and enhancing the artistry of coin designs. [ more ]

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