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 ring and the core, which…

Polymer coin receives prize for the world’s most technologically innovative circulation coin

Every two years, mint directors from across the globe meet. Among them, prizes are awarded to the best advances in coin development. The German polymer coin was recognised by this group of specialists as the world's most technologically innovative circulation coin. Stuttgart, 12 May 2016 – On 4 May 2016, the German polymer coin was recognised as the world's most…