How hammered coins were made in medieval times (a video blog)

One of the most asked questions relating to hammered coins is “how are they made?”

Rather than go into a long speech about how it was done, perhaps it is best if I leave this to the experts ….

A good VF groat of Henry VI

A nice example of a groat (four pennies) of Henry VI

coin roman hammered

Five different types of coin from Ancient Rome

They do things very differently nowadays and the video below shows how up to 500 million US coins per year, plus another 90 million coins for foreign countries.


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