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Making money

The basic minting process of melting and casting metal, cutting blanks from that metal and the striking of those blanks between a pair of engraved dies is essentially timeless. But, needless to say, the manner in which the various stages of this process have been carried out has changed beyond recognition over the centuries.

Making money in the past

Making money today