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Information about mint: UGDO

Mint nameUGDO
LocationGeneva
CountrySwitzerland
Dates1875 - 1986
Description

The Swiss company Usine Genevoise de Dégrossissage d'Or (UGDO) was founded in Geneva in 1875. In addition to jewelry and semi-finished goods for the manufacture of watches, industrial bars were also produced for the LBMA as well as smaller gold and silver investment units. After 1939, its silver and gold bars were stamped with the abbreviation UGDO.

In 1986 the company was taken over by Metalor Technologies SA.

Known mint marks of UGDO:
No mint mark

4 main coin types minted predominantly or exclusively at UGDO:
Biafra / Twenty Five Pounds (1969 - 1969) Biafra / Ten Pounds (1969 - 1969) Biafra / Five Pounds (1969 - 1969) Biafra / Two Pounds (1969 - 1969)
5 coins minted at UGDO:
CountryCoinMintageMint mark
Biafra Twenty Five Pounds 1969 3,000 (3000) No mint mark
Biafra Ten Pounds 1969 3,000 (3000) No mint mark
Biafra Five Pounds 1969 3,000 (3000) No mint mark
Biafra Two Pounds 1969 3,000 (3000) No mint mark
Biafra Pound 1969 (Gold) 3,000 (3000) No mint mark