A television news program in Indiana featured a story on the SilverTowne Mint. -Editor.SilverTowne minting facility in Winchester boasts being one of only a handful of custom mint facilities in the country.
Hidden within the city, the mint creates custom coins for clients from across the globe, said sales associate Marcia Neeley. The coins are more like medallions, she said, because they hold no monetary value.
About 25 people work in the factory that has been in the area for more than 20 years.
The mint has created coins for the military, ground-breaking ceremonies and they’ve even been commissioned to create a coin as a business card, Neeley said.
Marveling at the capacity of reporters to misstate even the simplest numismatic concepts, the reader who forwarded the story remarked, Of course, the private "coins" are not sort of LIKE medallions, they ARE medallions (and medals, and tokens). ARRGHHH!!! They can't even get the simple things correct!To create the complete article (and view the video) see: SilverTowne mint creates custom coins for clients
Wayne Homren, Editor
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