Mint marks

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Hello,

We all regularly come across difficulties in identifying mint marks. The forum and Numisdoc are full of information but scattered and not easy to find. For the referees, it's a lot of work, moreover uninteresting, to specify every time FM means Franklin Mint etc.

I propose to group here the info, raw or in the form of links, on the subject, with key words like "mint marks Country xx" to make searches easy.

I will start by setting some examples trying to avoid long forum threads where info is hidden in the discussion and let all of you add info and good links.

Equivalent thread on fr forum : https://fr.numista.com/forum/topic58071.html
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Mint marks Rome ancient

It is a Numisdoc article:
https://fr.numista.com/numisdoc/les-ateliers-monetaires-romains-153.html
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Mint marks Morocco

Another Numisdoc:
https://fr.numista.com/numisdoc/les-ateliers-monetaires-marocains-79.html
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Mint marks Germany
Mint marks Austria
Mint marks Switzerland

Great tables form wiki.de
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%BCnzpr%C3%A4geanstalt
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Mint marks India

A useful thread particularly with great pics by @josephjk
https://en.numista.com/forum/topic45711.html
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Mint marks Gibraltar
Mint marks UK

I gathered here info provided by ZacUK in a 2012 thread because most links given there are dead.

Letters A and B ?

"It is the mintmark. Above the letter O of ONE on the reverse is either AA or AB letters. This one is AA ...



That second picture is one of my own coins (admittedly a two pence, but still from Gibraltar) - just to show what AB looks like.

1) They tell what die to stamp the coin was used. When AA gets worn or broken it is replaced by AB and so on. So AA is most common, AB is scarcer, etc. Once when AA was being replaced with AB they got it the wrong way round and stamped BA instead.
2) Another thing I learnt is that when a design is brought in they sometimes experiment as to where the AA mark is located.
3) You may have seen that AA does not look like it is printed or written; it is using stylised old-fashioned letters where no curves are used - as seen for example on AB marks.
4) Finally, I also learnt that for Gibraltar (and the Isle of Man also) that I would have assumed because they have the Queen's portrait on, they were made by the Royal Mint in Llantrisant in Wales, U.K. like some other countries do (so perhaps Jersey and Guernsey etc.). But these days a private company called Pobjoy Mint makes them (with PM mintmark) - and probably for other countries as well.

An illustration of the A to H Norse-style letters used for mintmarks


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Just making a list of all countries that, for example, regularly have Elizabeth II on them recently; and I put into four sections depending on who (I guess) makes them. Expect to make errors, but here goes ...

Make their own

Australia, Canada, New Zealand

Made by Royal Mint (Llantrisant, Wales, U.K.)

Guernsey, Jersey, United Kingdom
Alderney, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Eastern Caribbean, Falkland Islands, Solomon Islands

Made by Pobjoy Mint (Sutton, U.K.)

Gibraltar, Isle of Man

Unknown - may have started with Royal Mint then gone elsewhere

Ascension Island, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Cook Islands, Fiji, Niue, Pitcairn Islands, Saint Helena, Saint Helena & Ascension, South Georgia & S. Sandwich Islands, Tristan da Cunha, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu

Others had Elizabeth II in early years, but not nowadays e.g. The Bahamas, Belize, British Honduras, Ceylon, Cyprus, East Africa, The Gambia, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Malaya and British Borneo, Mauritius, Nigeria, Rhodesia, Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Seychelles, South Africa, Southern Rhodesia, Tokelau.
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And just for Jarek ;)

Mint marks Bohemia Böhmen Prague

Pages taken from Dietiker 1979, Münzkatalog Böhmen, Edition Battenberg, for Habsburg Bohemia coinage 1526 to 1887

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Quote: "Ecapoe"​ ​Unknown - may have started with Royal Mint then gone elsewhere

​Ascension Island, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Cook Islands, Fiji, Niue, Pitcairn Islands, Saint Helena, Saint Helena & Ascension, South Georgia & S. Sandwich Islands, Tristan da Cunha, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu

​ Others had Elizabeth II in early years, but not nowadays e.g. The Bahamas, Belize, British Honduras, Ceylon, Cyprus, East Africa, The Gambia, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Malaya and British Borneo, Mauritius, Nigeria, Rhodesia, Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Seychelles, South Africa, Southern Rhodesia, Tokelau​

​British Antarctic Territory: coins made by Pobjoy Mint
British Indian Ocean Territory: coins made by Pobjoy Mint
British Virgin Islands: coins before 2000 made by Franklin Mint, after 2000 by Pobyoy Mint, in 2000 both exist so somewhere in 2000 they changed from Franklin Mint to Pobjoy Mint
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands: coins after 2000 made by Popjoy Mint, coins in 2000: ?
There's plenty with H (Heaton) and KN (King's Norton) on British, British colonial, and other non-imperial countries such as Egypt and Chile.
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AA and AB and AC. On Gibraltar coins and also Isle of Man coins are not mintmarks. They are die letters. The only mintmarks on those coins are PM for Pobjoy Mint.
Mint marks Bohemia Böhmen Kuttenberg

Pages taken from Dietiker 1979, Münzkatalog Böhmen, Edition Battenberg, for Habsburg Bohemia coinage 1526 to 1887

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A rather useful topic. Could it be somehow saved as Numista document for future reference? Otherwise it might get lost among other threads of the Forum in a month or two.
I collect coins and tokens which circulated in Africa from 18th century to 2000. I sell about 7000 illustrated world coins from http://www.avscoins.com.
Quote: "Andrey"​A rather useful topic. Could it be somehow saved as Numista document for future reference? Otherwise it might get lost among other threads of the Forum in a month or two.
​This is the idea. As a first step towards a doc, getting the help of the community to gather the information.

It is also the reason why I ask to add always the same key words, "mint marks and name of the country", so they can be found by a search in the forum.

Thanks to all who will contribute !
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My idea for Numisdoc is every country having its own article, bigger ones having their own sections for mints/mintmarks, coinages etc.

This thread can provided basis of information gathered. My main goal is now getting Xavier to finally name already accepted Numisdoc admin. :D
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Ole
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Coin variants in English:
https://sites.google.com/site/coinvarietiescollection/home
In French on Cobra's site (not the same)
https://monnaiesetvarietes.numista.com
Mint marks Australia and mint marks Argentina










The examples from Argentina and Australia are they the kind of documentation you're looking for?

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Coin variants in English:
https://sites.google.com/site/coinvarietiescollection/home
In French on Cobra's site (not the same)
https://monnaiesetvarietes.numista.com
Yes. And if you're kind enough to add "mint marks Australia and mint marks Argentina as headings of your posts will be perfect.
In fact any info that helps to identify the mint is wanted !
Thanks.
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Isle of Man mintmarks. IOM presently only has the PM mintmark for Pobjoy Mint.
Czech Republic mintmarks:

no mintmark - Vienna mint - first commemoratives

crowned b / CM monogram - mark of Czech mint in Jablonec - (Krause clasification - b)
Maple Leaf - Royal Canadian Mint (Krause clasification - L)
Castle - Hamburg mint (Krause clasification - HM)
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Spanish Colonial
Sorry no Swaps. Paraguay Post Office is to risky and they don't allow to send coins nor notes
Mintmarks of Russian Empire:
АМ - Anninsky Mint
ЕМ - Ekaterinburg Mint
КМ - Suzun Mint
БК, НД, НДЗ - ​Naberezhny Mint, Moscow
МД, МДЗ, - Kadashevsky Mint, Moscow
ММ - Krasny Mint, Moscow
ММД - Krasny Mint (Red Mint), Moscow (MMD)
СПБ - St. Petersburg Mint (SPB)
СПМ - St. Petersburg Mint (SPM)
СПМ - Izhora Mint
ИМ - Izhora Mint (IM)
СМ - Suzun Mint (SM)
СМ - Sestroretsk Mint
СМ - St. Petersburg Mint
СМ - Banking mint, St. Petersburg
ТМ - Tauric Mint, Feodosiya
ВМ - Warsaw Mint (WM)


Some mints without mintmark:
Naberezhny Mint, Moscow
Kadashevsky Mint, Moscow
Plashilnaya mill on the Yauza river, Moscow
Petrograd Mint (former St. Petersburg Mint)

Also special cases:
СПБ - Rosenkranz Works, St. Petersburg
СПБ - Birmingham Mint
* - Paris Mint
** - Brussels Mint



Mintmarks of Soviet Union:
ЛМД – Leningrad Mint (LMD)
Л – Leningrad Mint (L)
ММД – Moscow Mint (MMD)
М – Moscow Mint (M)

ЛМД:


Л, М:



Russia mintmarks
СП - St. Petersburg Mint (SP)
СПМД - St. Petersburg Mint (SPMD). (http://spmd.goznak.ru/en/)
М - Moscow Mint
ММД - Moscow Mint (MMD) (http://mmd.goznak.ru/en/)

СПМД:


ММД:
US private mints.

HH - "Hoffman & Hoffman" (Fort Lauderdale, Florida). In 1999 the name was changed to Hoffman Mint.


HM - Hoffman Mint (www.hoffmanmint.com)


RWM - Roger Williams Mint (www.rogerwilliamsmint.com). Now part of TokensDirect, America's largest token manufacturer. Attleboro, Massachusetts.

also Pilgrim Hat mintmark


LM - Letcher Mint (Lancaster, California)


OC - Osborne Coinage (Cincinnati, OH) (www.osbornecoin.com)


FM - Franklin Mint (www.franklinmint.com)



NAM - North American Mint (www.northamericanmint.com)


American Mint (for Bayerisches Münzkontor Göde, Germany)
Eagle head


GDC - Green Duck Corporation. They changed their name into GDC Casino Tokens and in June 1999 the mint was closed.
Chicago, Illinois 1906 - 1962
Hernando, Mississippi 1962 - 2004
https://www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v13n50a16.html



gd - Green Duck Mint


CT - Casino Tokens, Inc.


S - Sunshine Minting, Inc. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (www.sunshinemint.com)


G - Global Minting


NCM - Nevada Coin Minting


VB - Van Brook (Lexington, Kentucky) (https://vanbrooktokens.com/main.htm)


RMC - Republic Metals Corporation
Miami, Florida
https://sdbullion.com/republic-metals-corporation


HM - The Highland Mint (http://www.highlandmint.com/)



HM - Hamilton Mint
Arlington Heights, Illinois



TD - Tokens Direct, Columbus, Georgia​ (https://tokensdirect.com)



A.M. - Anonymous Mint

http://www.anonymousmint.com/


Intaglio Mint (https://intagliomint.com/)



GSM - Golden State Mint (https://www.goldenstatemint.com)



JM - Johnson Matthey



AMI - Art Medals Inc. (Englewood, Ohio)



OM - Osborne Mint, Cincinnati, Ohio
https://www.osbornemint.com/about-us





Asahi Refining took over the Republic Metals Corporation
https://www.asahirefining.com/



Provident Metals was the parent company of Elemetal.
Mintmark for Elemetal:



MM - Mason Mint

http://www.masonmint.com/


The mintmark for Monarch Precious Metals is a crown formed by the letters M,P, and M.

https://www.monarchpreciousmetals.com/


Texas Mint

https://www.texasmint.com/


RM - Regency Mint

https://www.regencymint.com/




CC - Continental Coin Corp Rotation
CIL - CHIPCO International, Ltd.
CM - Columbia Mint
JM - Jani Mint J, (J)
KI - Kilmartin Industries
LM - Lombardi Mint Inc
MM - Metalcraft Mint
MTE - Michigan Tool Engineering
NC Mint - Nevada City Minting (NC Mint)
NCM - Nevada Coin Mart
NWTM - Northwest Territorial Mint
OPM - Olde Philadelphia Mint
PE - Product Engineering (PE)
SSM - Silver State Mint
USM - United Silver Mint
W - Wendell


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Canadian private mints.

ϴ - Sherritt Mint (Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta)


LOMBARDO - Lombardo Mint (Mississauga, Ontario) (www.lombardomint.com)


LOMBARDO SHERBR.Q - Lombardo in Sherbrooke, Quebec




WELLINGS - Wellings Mint




M -





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France.

Triangular mintmark - Thévenon & Co. A four-leaf clover on the inside of this triangle and the inscription T&CIE.




Monnaie de Paris tourist tokens:
2 cornucopia / horns of plenty

EVM - Mint-mark of Euro Vending Medals, the distributor of these medals.

cornucopia / horn of plenty


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Italy.

ESM - Emilio Senesi Medaglie (Milan)


IPM - Industria Politecnica Meridional (looks like "UDM") (Arzano)


CMM - Costruzioni Minuterie Metalliche (Sant'Agata li Battiati)


UT - Urmet Costruzioni Elettrotelefoniche (Torino)


MMC - Maggi Coniature S.r.l.






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Germany.

Crowned G - Bayerisches Münzkontor Göde
https://www.muenzkontor.de/




LEV - Leipziger Edelmetallverarbeitung GmbH
http://www.leipziger-edelmetallverarbeitung.de/




REU - Fritz Reu GmbH & Co. KG, METALLWARENFABRIK Gmünder Strasse 30-32 D 73540 Heubach
https://www.fritz-reu.de/en/



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Belgium.
Mauquoy Medal Company (www.mauquoy.com)


Mauquoy Token Company (www.tokencompany.com)



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Russia - State Assay Office






Russia - private mint

СВ
- (SV) Kaliningrad Coin and Token Mint (www.cayso.ru)


МВ - (MV) MasterVision (www.mastervision.ru). Tokens are minted at the Moscow Mint.




On fantasy coins there are initials of ВБ. Probably made in China.
ВБ - (VB) Vitaly Bakhtinov




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Ukraine.
Kiev Mint of National Bank (the logo symbolizes the hryvnia and Tryzub / trident)




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Kazakhstan.
ҚҰБ - Ust-Kamenogorsk Mint (ҚҰБ - Қазақстан Ұлтық Банкi; National Bank of Kazakhstan).
http://www.kmd.kz/eng/
and


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Poland.
Mennica Polska S.A. - Warsaw Mint
https://www.mennica.com.pl/
MW



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Slovakia
Mincovňa Kremnica - Kremnica Mint
http://www.mint.sk/
MK


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Slovenia

ZC - Zlatarna Celje (Slovenian goldsmith company in the city Celje), older name was CZ - Celjska Zlatarna.
ZC (new abbrevation), CZ (old one).
http://www.zlatarnacelje.si/en


CZ - Celjska Zlatarna


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Hungary.
Hungarian Mint - Magyar Pénzverő Zrt.
https://penzvero.hu/
BP.


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Lithuania.
Lithuanian Mint - Lietuvos Monetu Kalykla, Vilnius
http://www.kalykla.lt/index.php?route=common/home

LMK



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Finland.
Mint of Finland - Suomen Rahapaja, Helsinki
https://www.rahapaja.fi/


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Switzerland
AH - Argor Heraeus SA
https://www.argor.com/en/




Degussa
https://www.degussa-goldhandel.ch/en


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Sweden
Sporrong & Co.
https://www.sporrong.com/
SPORRONG, SPORRONG & CO., C.C. SPORRONG & Co., S



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Republic of Korea.
KOMSCO - 한국조폐공사
http://english.komsco.com/contents/main/main.do
KOMSCO




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Greece
Stylized acanthus leaf

https://www.bankofgreece.gr/en/the-euro/the-national-mint



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Elephant (AM)- Africa Mint
http://www.africamint.com/



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Turkey.
Darphane, Turkish State Mint, Istanbul
https://www.darphane.gov.tr/
Mint marks Central African States


Ole
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Coin variants in English:
https://sites.google.com/site/coinvarietiescollection/home
In French on Cobra's site (not the same)
https://monnaiesetvarietes.numista.com
Colombia Leprosarium mint marks

Ole
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Coin variants in English:
https://sites.google.com/site/coinvarietiescollection/home
In French on Cobra's site (not the same)
https://monnaiesetvarietes.numista.com
Curacao mint marks

Ole
Globetrotter
Coin variants in English:
https://sites.google.com/site/coinvarietiescollection/home
In French on Cobra's site (not the same)
https://monnaiesetvarietes.numista.com
Mint marks Czech Republic

Ole
Globetrotter
Coin variants in English:
https://sites.google.com/site/coinvarietiescollection/home
In French on Cobra's site (not the same)
https://monnaiesetvarietes.numista.com
Mint marks Ethiopia

Ole
Globetrotter
Coin variants in English:
https://sites.google.com/site/coinvarietiescollection/home
In French on Cobra's site (not the same)
https://monnaiesetvarietes.numista.com
Are those really mintmarks on the West African coins? i thought they were all struck at the same place but had a letter added to show who they were struck for. i also thought they did away with those marks.
Hi Oklahoman,

you are right, the mark shows where the coins were put into circulation. Those marks are really "Country Codes". I got carried away, since I have them in my folder for mint marks, which I started years ago to be able to find where "marks" could be found!

Ole
Globetrotter
Coin variants in English:
https://sites.google.com/site/coinvarietiescollection/home
In French on Cobra's site (not the same)
https://monnaiesetvarietes.numista.com
Are you still coming to Oklahoma to visit family? I still would love the chance to meet you. I was looking at one of the Krause catalogs on the Kindle. My name is right next to yours as a contributor.
Hi,

EAT in Oklahoma, dec 20th at 17:55, leaving jan, 3rd at 13:05.

Of course I'm with my daughter in Edmond during the holidays, but we might be able to meet somewhere during the 2 weeks? I don't rent a car, so I've no public transports. Edmond is in the north and I think you're in the south, so try to figure out something. I would be delighted to meet you. Maybe we should go on with PM or just normal mails (I prefer).

Take care

Ole
Globetrotter
Coin variants in English:
https://sites.google.com/site/coinvarietiescollection/home
In French on Cobra's site (not the same)
https://monnaiesetvarietes.numista.com
Pobjoy Mint employees have told me that the letters on the Isle of Man coins (AA, AB, BC, etc) are not die letters, but indicate the intended distribution method for the coinage.
Their only mintmark is the PM.
Pobjoy Mint lost the coinage contract for Gibraltar a few years ago. They lost the contract for Isle of Man this year.
Quote: "halfdisme"​Pobjoy Mint employees have told me that the letters on the Isle of Man coins (AA, AB, BC, etc) are not die letters, but indicate the intended distribution method for the coinage.
​Their only mintmark is the PM.
​Pobjoy Mint lost the coinage contract for Gibraltar a few years ago. They lost the contract for Isle of Man this year.
​i have just started collecting foreign coins so i have a lot to learn I have several ISLE OF MAN coine and can not find these marks {AA AB BC etc} Where are they located on the coin.
Die letters AA or Die letters AB Are so much easier to say than method of distribution letters on a die AA or method of distribution letters on a die AB. You are right. But we collectors have been calling the letters that appear on a die, die letters for nearly 40 years now. They obviously are not the mintmark. And die leeters are more shorthand than anything. We also use the term privy mark for all the little marks that appear on Manx coins. The die letters appear in various different locations on the reverse of the coin. Depends on denomination and design. What do you got?
Die letters AA or Die letters AB are so much easier to say than method of distribution letters on a die AA or method of distribution letters on a die AB. You are right. But we collectors have been calling the letters that appear on a die, die letters for nearly 40 years now. They obviously are not the mintmark. And die letters are more shorthand than anything. We also use the term privy mark for all the little marks that appear on Manx coins. The die letters appear in various different locations on the reverse of the coin. Depends on denomination and design. What do you got?
Mint marks Australia

Just a link to a nice post about those by Essor Prof.
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Quote: "Essor Prof"
Quote
​South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands: coins after 2000 made by Popjoy Mint, coins in 2000: ?
​All of the South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands coins of 2000 are also Pobjoy Mint issues.
Quote: "KennyG"​There's plenty with H (Heaton) and KN (King's Norton) on British, British colonial, and other non-imperial countries such as Egypt and Chile.
​For some countries (East Africa in particular comes to mind), when the dies were prepared at the London Mint, for use in the Heaton or King's Norton Mints, the die would actually show the mintmark as "KHN", and the contracted mint was supposed to remove the inapplicable letters. Sometimes they did not do so, and so there are some error coins that have the KHN mintmark.
Quote: "mastan1"
Quote: "halfdisme"​Pobjoy Mint employees have told me that the letters on the Isle of Man coins (AA, AB, BC, etc) are not die letters, but indicate the intended distribution method for the coinage.
​​Their only mintmark is the PM.
​​Pobjoy Mint lost the coinage contract for Gibraltar a few years ago. They lost the contract for Isle of Man this year.
​​i have just started collecting foreign coins so i have a lot to learn I have several ISLE OF MAN coine and can not find these marks {AA AB BC etc} Where are they located on the coin.
​The AA etc letters are on the reverse (not the queen's side), and they are positioned differently on various issues; you just have to hunt for them with a good magnifier. Check the catalog, however, there are many IOM issues that do not have these letters.
Quote: "andysla"​Spanish Colonial
​Several mints should be added to this list, including:
Bolivia PTA monogram La Plata
Bolivia P Potosi
Colombia (Krause 1701-1800 lists several mintmarks each for Bogota, for Cartagena, and for Popayan; two for Medellin)
Colombia SM Santa Marta
Panama (A above P)
Santo Domingo SP or monogram of SDo
Peru L Lima
Ecuador P Pasto (2 reales of 1822 only) (some sources report this as Popayan, from which the Royalist forces had retreated with the mint machinery)
Mexico Ca Chihuahua
Mexico D Durango
Mexico Ga Guadalajara
Mexico Go Guanajuato
Mexico Zs Zacatecas
Philippines M or MA Manila (unless this list is only for Western Hemisphere mints)

If you are listing mints, and not just mintmarks, there are several Mexico mints during the Mexican Independence Revolution that were Royalist, including San Fernando de Bexar (aka San Antonio, Texas); and there are some Venezuela mints during the War for Independence, including Caracas, which did not have mintmarks or spelled out the location.
Quote: "halfdisme"
Quote: "andysla"​Spanish Colonial
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​Several mints should be added to this list, including:
​Bolivia PTA monogram La Plata
​Bolivia P Potosi
​Colombia (Krause 1701-1800 lists several mintmarks each for Bogota, for Cartagena, and for Popayan; two for Medellin)
​Colombia SM Santa Marta
​Panama (A above P)
​Santo Domingo SP or monogram of SDo
​Peru L Lima
​Ecuador P Pasto (2 reales of 1822 only) (some sources report this as Popayan, from which the Royalist forces had retreated with the mint machinery)
​Mexico Ca Chihuahua
​Mexico D Durango
​Mexico Ga Guadalajara
​Mexico Go Guanajuato
​Mexico Zs Zacatecas
​Philippines M or MA Manila (unless this list is only for Western Hemisphere mints)

​If you are listing mints, and not just mintmarks, there are several Mexico mints during the Mexican Independence Revolution that were Royalist, including San Fernando de Bexar (aka San Antonio, Texas); and there are some Venezuela mints during the War for Independence, including Caracas, which did not have mintmarks or spelled out the location.
And ​don't forget Puerto Rico, five-pointed star.
Referee for Spain, Hispania (ancient), Suebi Kingdom and Visigothic Kingdom
For Guatemala, Antigua used the G mintmark until it was destroyed by volcanic eruption and earthquake in 1773.
When New Guatemala City and its mint were built, the mint used the NG mintmark beginning in 1777, but for its first year (1776) it used the G mintmark.
I tried to limit my additions to the Spanish Colonial mints list to the Royalist mints. There are additional mints, if you wish to include those controlled by the insurgents.

For Potosi, the Royalist issues are listed under Bolivia, and the insurgent issues (from the same mint, when not under Royalist control) are listed under Argentina (Provincias del Rio de La Plata).
FRANCE

I am afraid France has not been displayed till now; I just copy & paste the post revolution mints, but royal ones are listed by wiki.

Source is wiki:



Marque Ville
A Paris
AA Metz
B Rouen
BB Strasbourg
C Castelsarrasin
D Lyon
H La Rochelle
I Limoges
K Bordeaux
L Bayonne
M Toulouse
MA Marseille
N Montpellier
Q Perpignan
R Orléans
T Nantes
W Lille
Vieille Pile
Fairly new numisdoc for France: https://fr.numista.com/numisdoc/les-points-secrets-et-les-differents-d-ateliers-sur-les-monnaies-royales-francaises-109.html
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Quote: "Cyrillius"Mintmarks of Russian Empire:
​...
Some mints without mintmark:
​Naberezhny Mint, Moscow
​Kadashevsky Mint, Moscow
​Plashilnaya mill on the Yauza river, Moscow
​Petrograd Mint (former St. Petersburg Mint)


БК, НД, НДЗ - ​Naberezhny Mint, Moscow
​МД, МДЗ, WД - Kadashevsky Mint, Moscow
http://ciscoins.net/ - Coins of CIS and Baltic Countries, Coins of Central and South America
Quote: "Jarcek"​Fairly new numisdoc for France: https://fr.numista.com/numisdoc/les-points-secrets-et-les-differents-d-ateliers-sur-les-monnaies-royales-francaises-109.html
​I think we should also have something in Numisdocs for French privy and engraver marks, like in Krause.
Brazil.
Brazilian Mint - Casa da Moeda do Brasil.
CMB

https://www.casadamoeda.gov.br/portal/


_______________________________________________________

Argentina.
Casa de Moneda de la República Argentina.
(Just logo)

http://www.casademoneda.gob.ar/
_____________________________________________________

Chile.
Casa de Moneda de Chile, Santiago
So

http://www.cmoneda.cl/
_____________________________________________________

Mexico.
Casa de Moneda de México, San Luis Potosí
Mo

https://www.gob.mx/cmm

_____________________________________________________


Spain.
Spanish Royal Mint. Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre – Real Casa de la Moneda (National Coinage and Stamp Factory – Royal Mint", abbreviated as FNMT-RCM)
M

http://www.fnmt.es/en/home


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Portugal.
Portuguese Mint - Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda, Lisbon
INCM

https://www.incm.pt/portal/index.jsp

this is a 1897 barber 1/4. It looks to me that the O mint mark was removed?
Singapore Mint Mint mark.


Taken from a 1984 1 dollar silver proof coin.


Singapore mint official Website. You will notice the logo is the same as Singapore mint logo.
https://www.singaporemint.com/
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To seek for perfection, it is too painful and there is a very high price to pay. To seek for something comfortable is more easy. To seek for nothing is even more easy.
For most of the history of the US mint, the mint marks were placed on each die individually after the die was made. They were placed/struck into the die by hand using a letter punch and a hammer. Therefore, mint mark placement varies considerably, and this is normal. Mintmark size is a different story, and different sized mint marks are noted by the specialists in each series. Unless the mint mark location is very far off from where it belongs, or is touching some design feature that it should not, there is generally no difference in value. If they are somewhat high, low, left, or right it does not matter. I seem to recall that in the last 20 years or so the mint marks began to be placed in some more reproducible way. An interesting sidelight of the hand punching of mintmarks is seen in the Indian Quarter Eagles and Half Eagles of the early 20th century. The entire design is incuse, except that mintmarks are raised above everything else on the coins, because the mint mark was punched into the die after the die was made.
Quote: "KennyG"​There's plenty with H (Heaton) and KN (King's Norton) on British, British colonial, and other non-imperial countries such as Egypt and Chile.
​Heaton and Imperial Chemical Industries were also involved in the early Israelian coins from 1949, as in this one, f.ex.



Ole
Globetrotter
Coin variants in English:
https://sites.google.com/site/coinvarietiescollection/home
In French on Cobra's site (not the same)
https://monnaiesetvarietes.numista.com
  • Ecapoe
Quote​Hello,
  1. ​how much dis coin plss help to selle
​We all regularly come across difficulties in identifying mint marks. The forum and Numisdoc are full of information but scattered and not easy to find. For the referees, it's a lot of work, moreover uninteresting, to specify every time FM means Franklin Mint etc.

​I propose to group here the info, raw or in the form of links, on the subject, with key words like "mint marks Country xx" to make searches easy.

​I will start by setting some examples trying to avoid long forum threads where info is hidden in the discussion and let all of you add info and good links.

​Equivalent thread on fr forum : https://fr.numista.com/forum/topic58071.html

Quote: "Ecapoe"​Hello,

​We all regularly come across difficulties in identifying mint marks. The forum and Numisdoc are full of information but scattered and not easy to find. For the referees, it's a lot of work, moreover uninteresting, to specify every time FM means Franklin Mint etc.

​I propose to group here the info, raw or in the form of links, on the subject, with key words like "mint marks Country xx" to make searches easy.

​I will start by setting some examples trying to avoid long forum threads where info is hidden in the discussion and let all of you add info and good links.

​Equivalent thread on fr forum : https://fr.numista.com/forum/topic58071.html

​I have quite a few old French coins in my collection, and am trying to identify the mint mark letters on them. But, online, I have noted lists are not often complete ones. Also there are other strange symbols which I think are engraver's marks or privy mark for a mint.
Hello,

I found that doc by Ole somewhere on the forum:

Quand l'Histoire et la Géographie se croisent sur nos pièces de monnaie ...
Referee for Austria-Habsburg, Austrian Netherlands, Austrian States, Bohemia, Silesia.
Traducteur, demandez en cas de besoin ! Translator, ask if you need !
'CHI' in a circle is for a mint located at Chiasso, which is located in Ticino, Switzerland.

Aidan.
Why can't we have that in an orderly form?

Like sorted by country:°

Ole
Globetrotter
Coin variants in English:
https://sites.google.com/site/coinvarietiescollection/home
In French on Cobra's site (not the same)
https://monnaiesetvarietes.numista.com
I hope somebody can help me.
I have a plaquette by Istvan Csillag (Hungarian).
The plaquette is for the "Sparta Atletikai Klub".
It has the date "1909" but I think it is the year the club was founded.

The reverse is blank except for two marks that I have not been able to identify.
See photo.
Does anybody know what these mean?
Thanks, aramr1800

RMR
Updated version of the engravers marks:

Globetrotter
Coin variants in English:
https://sites.google.com/site/coinvarietiescollection/home
In French on Cobra's site (not the same)
https://monnaiesetvarietes.numista.com
I think this is very interesting and many good ideas well done
Quote: "Cyrillius​"Canadian private mints.

M -
​Ⓜ


Is that the mint mark of Mississauga mint?
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