Insights into our mints

In our two mints in Stuttgart and Karlsruhe we have a daily production of various coins and medals, the creation of which we documented for you. Starting from the delivery of the raw material all the way to the process of tool making, minting and packaging.

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Welcome to Germany’s largest minting enterprise

Stuttgart / Karlsruhe

The State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg are Germany’s largest minting enterprise giving work to 80 employees at two locations. Being a state-owned enterprise, both mints are responsible for more than 40 % of all German euro coins. Euro circulation coins, German commemorative coins, medals as well as coins and medals on behalf of central banks from all over the world are struck in Karlsruhe and Stuttgart using latest technology. The State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg are thus among the world’s leading coin producers.

Welcome to Germany’s largest minting enterprise

Stuttgart / Karlsruhe

The State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg are Germany’s largest minting enterprise giving work to 80 employees at two locations. Being a state-owned enterprise, both mints are responsible for more than 40 % of all German euro coins. Euro circulation coins, German commemorative coins, medals as well as coins and medals on behalf of central banks from all over the world are struck in Karlsruhe and Stuttgart using latest technology. The State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg are thus among the world’s leading coin producers.

Circulation and collector coins

for Germany and world wide

The State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg produce circulation coins and high-quality commemorative coins on behalf of the Federal Republic of Germany and the central banks of other countries.

Assistant Undersecretary Walter Leibold mints the first 5-euro collector coin “Subtropical Climate Zone”

On 8 December 2017, Assistant Undersecretary Walter Leibold has struck the very first 5-euro collector coin “Subtropical Climate Zone”. He thus set the wheels in motion for the production of the second issue of the “Climate Zones of the Earth” coin series. All coins in the series are equipped with a polymer ring between the […]

Assistant Undersecretary Walter Leibold mints the first 5-euro collector coin “Subtropical Climate Zone”

Polymer coins

Visible security

The State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg were leaders in the development of the polymer coin, which possesses a whole new level of security. Not only is the polymer ring a visible security feature for each user, with the addition of nano-pigments it can also serve as a covert security feature. Thus, for the first time, coins can be produced that are as difficult to forge as banknotes.

Medals

The perfect memento

The State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg produce medals to commemorate different occasions such as births and baptisms. Moreover, we issue the sophisticated medal series “Inventors from Baden-Wuerttemberg”.

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World debut: Polymer Medal Baden-Wuerttemberg

Discover world’s first medal with high-tech polymer ring

Our special capacity for innovation is also seen in the coin sector. The State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg played a vital part in the development of a global first in polymer technology: the polymer ring. The technology was created after years of research and is unrivalled when it comes to preventing money forging. A ground-breaking technology that has found its way into medal striking for the first time.