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A mint is an industrial facility which manufactures coins for currency.

The connection belongs to Human Activity connections.

Connected Sites

  • Classical Weimar: Schiller's House incorporates an old mint
  • Kutna Hora: The Italian Court held the Royal Mint to produce the Prague groschen, which was the basis for the coinage reform of King Wenceslaw II (1300)
  • Paris, Banks of the Seine: Hôtel de la Monnaie Link
  • Potosi: La Moneda, a mint established in 1672 to coin the silver. The WHS is also explicitly linked to the economic change brought in the 16th century by the flood of Spanish currency resulting from the massive import of precious metals.
  • Residences of the Royal House of Savoy
  • Rome: The smallest issuing mint in the world belongs to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, in the City of Rome. Link
  • Ruins of León Viejo: Royal foundry and mint
  • Segovia: Casa de la Moneda
  • St. Petersburg: The Peter and Paul fortress: "Other structures inside the fortress include the still functioning mint building (constructed to Antonia Porta's designs under Emperor Paul)"
  • Tower of London: Site of the Royal Mint from 1278-1810. Link


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  2. Link at least 3 different sites
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  5. Be explained, with reference to a source