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The Royal Mint and the Egyptian Revolution

Egypt ranks among the best customers of the Royal Mint in Great Britain. Now the Guardian raised the question whether and how this relationship will be continued. The result was a misleading article, which has been corrected by the Royal Mint... more ]

Egypt: New money, old motif

In times of a flailing economy, Egypt’s creative class is designing new banknotes. A popular motif is the bust of Nefertiti. That the identification with an artwork that has not actually been stored in the country for 100 years is so strong must apparently be credited to Zahi Hawass. more ]

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