Kremnica

Kremnica is among the most beautiful towns in Slovakia, and a must for anyone visiting Central Slovakia. Amongst the attractions on offer is the museum of coins and medals, the old crafts museum, the town gate and Kremnica castle.

In this town you can feel the history in every street, house and church. Each building tells a story about a period in time, and from this mosaic a brief picture of our history can be composed.

Kremnica is most famous, however, for its mint, which has been producing coins since the 14th century, and still produces the nations coins today. It is assumed that gold and silver were minted in Kremnica from the tenth century. However, the real boom came up in the 14th century. Kremnica belongs to the medieval towns, which, in times of their glory, were attended by monarchs, and other men of note, who had tried to capture the town and possess the rich deposits of gold.

On November 17th 1328, the Hungarian King Charles Robert of Anjou granted the settlement of Cremnychbana with privileges of a free royal minting and mining town. At the same time he established the royal mint, which produced large amounts of golden and silver coins.

 

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