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Information about mint: 中央造幣廠 (Central Mint of Taiwan)

Mint name中央造幣廠 (Central Mint of Taiwan)
LocationGuishan, Taoyuan
CountryTaiwan
Dates1920 -
Description

The Central Mint (Chinese: 中央造幣廠; pinyin: zhōngyāng zàobìchǎng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: tiong-iong chō-pè-chhiú) is a subsidiary of the Central Bank of Taiwan. The major activities of the mint are minting and melting circulation and commemorative coins, and producing commemorative medals and other kind of casting products for government institutions and businesses.

Timeline:
1920: The Shanghai Mint was established in Shanghai, China.
1928: The Shanghai Mint was renamed as the Central Mint, operating under the Ministry of Finance.
1933: The Central Mint officially started minting circulation coins.
1937: The Second Sino-Japanese War started. The Central Mint followed the Nationalist Government and moved to safety, opening several branches in Wuchang, Chengdu, Guilin, Lanzhou, and Kunming. All these branches were closed after the war.
1946: The Central Mint moved back to Shanghai.
1949: The Central Mint moved to Taiwan, following the government. Located in Jiuquan Street in Taipei. Meanwhile, it became a subsidiary of the Central Bank of Taiwan.
1976: The Central Mint moved to its new plant in Guishan, Taoyuan.

Web sitehttp://www.cmc.gov.tw/