Royal Mint Of Segovia

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The Royal Mint of Segovia is placed in a unique space in the Valley of the Eresma River. This place was declared picturesque spot in 1947.

The building was designed to host modern machinery,  they were called “ingenios”.

The new system produced coins in a mechanised and serial way, becoming the precursor of the modern factories of the industrial revolution.

Philip II would attain a faster and more accurate coining system in Segovia. The Royal Mint of Segovia is regarded as one of the oldest and most important samples of industrial architecture in Europe.

It was Built by King Philip II in 1583, it was the first mechanised Mint in Spain, apart from being the first which belonged to the Crown.

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