– Municipal house, Prague

April 20, 2017
Prague mint

Pražská mincovna – Prague Mint

Pražská mincovna – Prague Mint Minting has always belonged to very important branches of production in the Czech country. The entitlement of coin minting belonged to the sovereign, that is why the first metal coin appeared in Prague, the town of Bohemian dukes, later kings. The oldest Czech means of payment were denars, the production of which goes back to the second half of the eighth century. The mission of the current Prague mint plc. is a restoration and a further development of this thousand years old tradition of a Czech coin minted in Prague. Prague mint plc. has a residence in the Municipal house in the square Náměstí republiky in Prague currently. The contemporary mint of Prague has become the youngest European mint and apparently also the world´s youngest mint at all. Hence the traditional royal craft hence is […]