Tag: Mints and Gold producer/ refiner

  • Metalor Technologies.

    Reading Time: 4 minutes Metalor Technologies, formerly known as Métaux Précieux SA Metalor, traces its origins back to 1852 when Martin de Pury & Cie established the “preparatory rolling mill” in Le Locle. Initially focused on smelting gold and crafting watch cases, the company underwent several ownership changes throughout its history. In 1864, the Banque…

  • Argor-Heraeus SA – A Swiss Precious Metal Pioneer.

    Reading Time: 4 minutes Location Argor-Heraeus SA, a prominent global gold refiner and bar manufacturer, is headquartered in Mendrisio, approximately 17 km from Lugano in southeastern Switzerland. It’s where gold refining and the production of bars and other precious metal items occur. TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION Weight Type Fineness Indicative Dimensions mm Issued with Current Stamp Issued…

  • Engelhard Silver ingots and Bullion Bars.

    Engelhard Silver ingots and Bullion Bars.

    Reading Time: 3 minutes If you collect silver bullion bars, Engelhard Silver Ingots are much more than likely a part of one’s collection. These gorgeous bars have not been mass produced because the 1980′s, so getting 1 can be extremely tricky. The easiest way would be to buy is from an investor on sites like Ebay.…

  • The french Monnaie de Paris (Paris Mint).

    The french Monnaie de Paris (Paris Mint).

    Reading Time: 3 minutes From the Franc to the Euro, La Monnaie de Paris remains closely entangled with the history of France and its coinage. La Monnaie de Paris is a state owned industrial and commercial company, which holds the monopoly of manufacturing circulating coins for the French Republic. La Monnaie de Paris also fights…

  • United Kingdom Royal Mint Guide.

    United Kingdom Royal Mint Guide.

    Reading Time: 12 minutes The Royal Mint is the government owned mint permitted to strike British coins. The Royal Mint originated over 1,100 years ago, producing coins for England and eventually United Kingdom. Since 2010 it has operated as Royal Mint Ltd, a company owned by HM Treasury, under an exclusive contract to supply all coinage for the UK.  Royal…

  • US Mints and Mintmarks.

    US Mints and Mintmarks.

    Reading Time: 6 minutes The Philadelphia Mint. Philadelphia Mint (1792 to date): In 1792 the government acquired a plot of land and several buildings in Philadelphia and set up the first federal facility for the production of coins. The Philadelphia Mint has been in operation continuously since then, although in different buildings, with moves to…