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Saint Petersburg Mint

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Saint Petersburg Mint (}

}}: Санкт-Петербу́ргский моне́тный двор) is one of the world's largest mints. It was founded by Peter the Great in 1724 on the territory of Peter and Paul Fortress, so it is one of the oldest industrial enterprises in Saint Petersburg.

It is a part of the Goznak State-owned corporation.

External links

  • Шишанов В. А. К истории создания Банковского монетного двора // Хранитель Эрмитажа: Сборник воспоминаний и научных статей к 100-летию со дня рождения И. Г. Спасского. СПб.: Изд-во Гос. Эрмитажа, 2004. С.221-228
  • (Russian) Official site


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