The secrets of the Mint


In the last week of February pupils from different schools and gymnasiums guessed "the secrets of the Mint". Museum-pedagogical activity with such an intriguing title was held at the Museum of Local Lore. The staff scientists of the Museum told the pupils in simple words what is an equivalent, stamping, milling.

Now the kids themselves can explain how people invented the money and why the little metal circles were called "coins". They have an idea of the origin of the word "bank" and the meaning of the expression "banka rotta". At the end of the activity the children answered some questions. The best of them got gifts.