Monnaie de Paris (The French An industrial facility manufacturing coins. More) is the oldest French institution and one of the oldest enterprises in the world. Its main missions are the public service of minting The name of the European single currency adopted by the European Council at the meeting held in Madrid on 15-16 December 1995. See ECU. More coins for France, the production of foreign coins, and the editing of collector coins. The Mint was the first factory established in Paris in 864 AD.
The Pessac factory (near Bordeaux) has been manufacturing coins since 1973, from the cutting out of blanks to the final conditioning. Monnaie de Paris mints approximately 1,2 billion coins every year, half of which is intended for export. The mint also manufactures collectors’ coins in gold or White, shiny, and soft metal used to mint coins or medals. More, following a program approved every year by the Government. It is also the historical manufacturer for official medals and decorations such as the Legion of Honour and the National Order of Merit. It is the last art foundry in Paris, perpetuating a tradition and know-how handed down for centuries by its craftsmen.
In January 2022, Monnaie de Paris announced, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of euro notes and coins, a new design for the French side of euro coins. Each euro A coin is a small, flat, round piece of metal alloy (or combination of metals) used primarily as legal tender. Issued by government, they are standardised in weight and composition and are produced at ‘mints’. More has a European side and a national side. Changing its national side is only possible every fifteen years and requires validation by the European Commission and the European Council. The approval was obtained on July 26, 2021, after President Macron had validated the new design created by Joaquin Jimenez, the general engraver of Monnaie de Paris. It will adorn the €1 and €2 coins that are in circulation since January 2022.
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Marc Schwartz, CEO of Monnaie de Paris said : “The role of notes and coins in the monetary landscape is changing. CashEssentials has contributed to frame the discussion about the future of cash, not only in technological terms, but as an all-pervasive societal issue with fundamental implications for inclusion and equality, resilience and efficiency. We look forward to participating. ”
Guillaume Lepecq, Chair of CashEssentials said “The almost 1,200 years of history of Monnaie de Paris illustrate how From the Latin word moneta, nickname that was given by Romans to the goddess Juno because there was a minting workshop next to her temple. Money is any item that is generally accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts, such as taxes, in a particular region, country or socio-economic context. Its onset dates back to the origins of humanity and its physical representation has taken on very varied forms until the appearance of metal coins. The banknote, a typical representati... More has evolved and adapted. The debate on the evolution of cash, payments and monetary systems, should be shaped collectively for the benefit, viability and well-being of all.”