Our know-hows

Nos savoir-faire © Monnaie de Paris  Jean-Marc Martin

With its “Living Heritage Enterprise” label, la Monnaie de Paris incorporates around fifteen exceptional artistic professions.

La Monnaie de Paris calls upon rare professions and unique know-how. Preserving excellent craftsmanship is at the heart of its mission. The men and women who exercise their talents at la Monnaie de Paris are at the origin of the quality of the productions – the inheritors of multi-secular know-how while also using technological innovations.

The elder statesman of French institutions, la Monnaie de Paris has over centuries experimented with all the techniques, from hammer striking to laser cutting and has thus produced all French people’s currencies, from the Denier to the Euro.

Awarded a “Living Heritage Enterprise” label, la Monnaie de Paris also incorporates around fifteen exceptional artistic professions, which include engravers, minters, reducers and polishers. It is committed to ensuring the future of the know-how which forges its identity and makes partnerships with specialised establishments to support the maintaining of training of its future craftsmen.