September 11, 2014 – In 864 Charles the Bald founded a mint in Paris. Under the name of Monnaie de Paris this institution is still producing France’s circulation and collector coins. The change from an early medieval mint to a state-of-the-art minting institution with various facilities is illustrated in a five-part video documentary. Interviews and a glimpse behind the scenes inform about a history of 1150 years. Currently only a French version is available, though.
You can find the film on a dedicated website.
To learn more about French collector coins or the modern mint go to the website of Monnaie de Paris.
And, finally, you can visit a sort of virtual exhibition on the 1150 years of Monnaie de Paris.