In addition to stamping money for the government, many mints began producing many other mints products which many people use as a good investment as capital or to use as a collection up until now. Mints in different countries feel the competition and therefore, mints in different countries produce coins that differ in their originality and variety. The mint products are lawful means of payment very often. It is possible to get mints products in banks or buy them from expert called numismatists.
Mints products are frequently used as beautiful gifts or as investments for long periods of time. Mints also stamp coins where heads of state, well known scientists or artists are engraved and some mints products have pictures of various attributes of authority or military power of a state; and certain sets of coins could be devoted to the Olympic Games or other significant events.
In particular, in 2004, the Royal British mint produced a party of coins devoted to the well know Tolkien trilogy called The Lord of the Rings. Every coin was packed in a plastic capsule and a special case. The Royal British mint produced two coins of kings that were made out of gold and silver. On the reverse side of the coin was the portrait of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth the second is depicted and on the tail of the coin there are the letters ELF represented. Inside the ring there is an inscription that designates the face value of the coin. Almost all types of coins have been brought up by numismatists quickly.
In addition, the Royal British Mint stamped a collection of precious coins devoted to the history of aircraft construction in the summer. On these coins were the Concord, Maria, Messerschmitt, and Harrier. The products of the Royal British Mint are remarkable not only for their high quality but also for their great variety of coins. During the time period between 2003 and 2005, the coins in the series labeled 200 Years of the Trafalgar Fight., Sailing Regatta on the Bermudas, and 60th Anniversary of the Second World War, Locomotive, and many other coin sets were minted.
The Australia Perth mint is considered to be one of the most prestigious and well known mints in the world. The coins are minted in the city of Perth and are lawful means of payment in Australia. The series of coins called the "Lunar Calendar" is considered to be the most well known series of coins in the Australian-Perth mint.
Last year coins devoted to the Year of the Monkey were minted. On the coin, a monkey sitting on a branch is depicted. In the center of the coin where there is a picture of a monkey, there is also a special color covering. In addition, on the coin the year that it was devoted instead of the year that the coin was released which is usually provided. Coins in the Australian-Perth mints are carefully packed in a special capsule which protects a coin from damage.
Money has always attracted people. It is full of a great power that induces people to earn, collect, and save money and even sometimes to kill for the sake of it. However, the majority of experts called numismatists and collectors regard coins not only as a good and safe investment of their capital but also as beautiful and unique works of art.