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April 18, 2009
Murray: "Segovian of the year - 2009"
The Centro Segoviano of Madrid has elected as "Segovians of the Year - 2009": Jesús Núñez Velázquez, native of Pecharroman, president and founder of the University of Alfonso X el Sabio and renound professor; and Glenn Murray, Doctor of History, great promotor of the conservation of the Segovia Heritage, and the emblematic Segovia Mint, "in which he has shown generosity and made a great personal sacrifice", according to the press release of the Centro Segoviano in Madrid.
April 18, 2009
We strike coins in the Segovia Province Museum
The Association struck nearly 300 coins for visitors of the Segovia Province Museum, from 10:00 to 14:00 hours on Saturday, April 18. This was a special caloboration of our Association with the Friends of the Segovia Province Museum. The coins were donated by the Friends of the Mint to the visitors who saw them struck.
February 15, 2009
Mint Day 2009 - VIDEO
To see a video of the celebration of Mint Day, courtesy of ZOQUEJO COM, copy and paste the following direction in your navigator: http://www.zoquejo.com/portal/inicio.php?conts=NOTI-00000002316&vt=2
February 14, 2009
Day of the Mint - 2009
The 2nd anniversary of "Mint Day" was celebrated in the headquarters of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Segovia, on February 14, 2009. A new publication by Dr. Glenn Murray was presented, titled "The Royal Segovia Mint, the Oldest, Most Advanced and Complete Industrial Manufacturing Plant Still Standing Today, Scientific Reasoning for its Being Declared Heritage of Mankind". See: http://www.camaradesegovia.es/images/noticias/Estudio%20Ceca.pdf In addition, the Association launched its new reverse die, "The Four Principal Monuments of Segovia", engraved by member Juan José Sánchez, and the hundreds of people who were present had the opportunity to strike their own coin on our hammer press.
February 4, 2009
Flood at the Mint - VIDEO
To see a video in which Glenn Murray analizes the cause of the latest flood at the Mint, courtesy of ZOQUEJO.COM, copy and paste the following address in your navigator: http://www.zoquejo.com/portal/inicio.php?conts=NOTI-00000002270&vt=2