If you want to know why contemporary coins look the way they do, you have to examine the machines involved in their production. An important player is the Hüttenberg-based company LANG, which produces the machines that are used to create the majority of today’s coin dies. In 2022, LANG celebrated its 50th birthday at the AMB Stuttgart by presenting a new machine: the Impala 900S.
For the first time, Swissmint has issued a 25 franc gold coin. The coin is dedicated to the Swiss watchmaking industry, which is highly respected around the world.
Finally, after seven years, the XVI International Numismatic Congress was held in Warsaw from 11 to 16 September 2022. Everyone was euphoric. For many, it was the first major event since the spring of 2020. Ursula Kampmann recounts.