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Bert van Ravenswaaij Is the New Mint Master of the Royal Dutch Mint

Bert van Ravenswaaij has been appointed the new Mint Master of the Royal Dutch Mint. This change comes with numismatic consequences. His privy mark will be featured on all new Dutch circulation coins.

New Managing Director at H2O China

Zero liquid discharge production? An appealing feature for mints. That is what the technology of H2O aims at. The subsidiary “H2O Kunshan Water Treatment” in China is expanding and has now a new managing director: Marcel Pfeifer.

New KOMSCO CEO and MDC Chair

Mr Jahng-Shick Bahn has been appointed the new CEO of Korea Minting, Security Printing and ID Card Operating Corporation (KOMSCO). In this function the former university professor of Management of Technology follows Mr Yong-Man Cho.

Royal Australian Mint Welcomes New CEO

Leigh Gordon will become the new CEO of the Royal Australian Mint following Ross MacDiarmid. Gordon will commence his position in February 2021.

The Mints of San Francisco: Part 2 The New Mint

Gaining access to the San Francisco Mint is not that easy. And it is outright prohibited to take photographs, strictly speaking. We can still provide you with interesting insights: old and new photographs of one of the world’s biggest mints.

New Director at the Portuguese Mint

Paulo Alexandrino has been appointed new Director of the Casa da Moeda. He has been working with Portugal’s mint since 1999 and was Deputy Director until his appointment in March 2020.

Application For MDC Awards Open

The Mint Directors Conference hosts two prestigious sets of industry awards – the Coin Awards, and the Packaging Awards. There are still some days left for mints to apply for the competition. The winner will be announced during MDC 2020 in South Africa.

Mint Experts Meet at TEMAN Conference in Singapore

Delegates of mints and issuing authorities will be meeting from 4 to 7 November 2019 in Singapore. The 2019 TEMAN conference is hosted by the Singapore Mint. The deadline for submitting conference paper proposals is fixed on 18 September 2019.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, in Rome’s mint ...