Mint Directors Association & International Mint Directors Network

About the MDA and IMDN

The Mint Directors Association (MDA) was established in June 2022 by 19 Member Mints. The broader industry now exchanges information and ideas as the International Mint Directors Network (IMDN), which was previously the Mint Directors Conference (MDC).

The original MDC was founded in 1962 by the directors of 10 Western European mints: Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

Mint Directors Association

The MDA is a new entity, representing 20 Member Mints:

  • Royal Australian Mint
  • Austrian Mint
  • Royal Canadian Mint
  • Croatian Mint
  • Czech Mint
  • Monnaie de Paris
  • State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg
  • Bavarian State Mint
  • Hungarian Mint
  • Japan Mint
  • Kazakhstan Mint
  • Portuguese Mint
  • Singapore Mint
  • Mincovna Kremnica
  • South African Mint
  • Royal Spanish Mint
  • Swiss Mint
  • Royal Mint UK
  • US Mint

MDA, with a public sector interest, promotes awareness of the mint industry’s role, contribution and significance. It also works collaboratively with Member Mints on the use of coinage within their nations to ensure optimised returns to their governments and their communities.

Membership of the MDA is by subscription and available to all national mints.

International Mint Directors Network

MDC has become the IMDN, continuing to provide a forum for national mints to exchange information and ideas.

Membership of the IMDN is free and available to all national mints.

IMDN Executive Committee

The governing body of the IMDN is the Executive Committee, comprising the President, Vice President and Executive Director.

Mr Jahng-Shick Bahn
Korea Minting, Security Printing and ID Card Operating Corp. (KOMSCO)

Vice President
Ms Honey Mamabolo
South African Mint

Executive Director (with Secretariat responsibilities)
Mr Ross MacDiarmid

IMDN Members

Member Mints

Eligibility: Entities that produce legal tender coins for general circulation in their own countries.

Mint Directors Conference

The Mint Directors Conference will now refer to the mint industry’s bi-annual conference.

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