Fast Facts

25

Coins usually last 20 to 25 years.

864

Year the oldest mint in the world, Monnaie de Paris, was established.

800

Number of different coin denominations around the world.

100

The Royal Canadian Mint’s $1 million gold bullion coin is the largest coin in the world, weighing 100kg.

110

The total number of mints around the world. Seventy of these are government-owned and 40 are privately-owned mints.

2000

More than 2000 years ago, around 610 BCE, the first metal coins were produced.

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