Students from the Madrid campus visited the Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre

Students of the Madrid campus were able to visit the Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y timbre. The Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre was created in 1893 through the merger of the 2 age old organizations, the Casa de la Moneda (The coin factory) and the Fabrica del Sello (Stamp factory).

The visit covered a full tour of the museum, and our students received an explanation of the past and present monetary systems used across the world, and some very interesting details about the different origins of currencies such as the dollar etc…

 

Our students were shown the different methods and systems that are used to avoid counterfeiting, which materials etc… additionally they were also able to view some of the machines that are used for the production of the bank notes and coins, however were not able to witness the process as that is kept top secret.

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